Sociology of Education

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  1. Bourdieu, P. (1986): The Forms of Capital, in: Richardson, J. G. (ed.): Handbook of Theory and Research for the Sociology of Education, New York/Westport/London, pp. 241-258.
  2. Over the last three decades, the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu has produced one of the most imaginative and subtle bodies of social theory and research of the post war era. Yet, despite the influence of his work, no single introduction to his…
  3. Freire argues that current educational practice is "suffering from narration sickness" (p. 20). While traditional learning environments include story tellers (teachers) and listening objects (students), "the contents...tend in the process of being…
  4. Our usual representations of the opposition between the "civilized" and the "primitive" derive from willfully ignoring the relationship of distance our social science sets up between the observer and the observed. In fact, the author argues, the…
  5. The first of two exploratory studies investigated the conflict management approaches of 310 South Korean leaders. Each recalled the most recent dispute they had encountered either between two subordinates or between a subordinate and a person…

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