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The Sociology of Education in Canada: Critical Perspectives

The Sociology of Education in Canada: Critical Perspectives
Author: Terry Wotherspoon
ISBN 13: 9780195426601
ISBN 10: 195426606
Edition: 3
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2009-05-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $60.00

This book offers a well-rounded introduction to the sociological understanding of education, analyzing key debates and issues with references to critical research and theories of education. In this concise critical introduction, Dr Terry Wotherspoon covers all aspects of the sociology of education in Canada, including issues such as the sociology of teaching, gender and race, feminism, and globalization. The Sociology of Education in Canada is an appropriate core text for one-semester, third-year sociology courses given its coverage of the history of the education system in Canada through to present day; focus on theory; and presentation of research, recent data, and perspectives.