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Education and Society
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Persell, Caroline. 2010. “Education and Society”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course begins by examining a variety of realms in which education occurs, and then rapidly zeros in on organized educational forms within the social institution of education. It considers what is distinctive about how sociologists analyze education compared to other social and behavioral scientists. Some of these include a focus on social...

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