Lecture 4-5_School Expansion and The Variation in Schooling

Lecture 4-5_School Expansion and The Variation in Schooling...

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8/7/11 Economic Forces? l Recall Bowles and Gintis l Sociohistorical Context of Antebellum America In 1860: l 20% of Americans lived in cities larger than 2,500 l 7 in 10 Workers were agricultural or mining In 1900 l 40% of Americans lived in cities larger than 2,500, but
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8/7/11 Meyer Et Al… l Mass Educational Expansion a Rural Phenomenon Not Industrialization/Urbanization l Educ. Enrollments & Early, l As high in rural areas (if not higher) l State Control Weak l Not Linked to Bureaucratization A Social Movement Implementing a Common Nation-Building Ideology l Encased in Evangelical Theology l Redeemer Nation
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8/7/11 Baker and the Addition of Catholic Schools l Argument: Meyer et al Present 1st ‘Wave’ of Education… But, recall the data l By 1920, Urbanization was underway…and l Large Italian, Polish, and Irish Catholic Immigrants Came Industrialization/Urbanization Thesis May Stand for 2nd ‘Wave’ l Catholic Schools Logic = Religion; Organizational Structure =
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Unformatted text preview: 8/7/11 Forces Shaping Variation l Aristocratic Presence • Schooling = Elite Preparation • Similar Primary Education… l State Philosophy • Paternalism or • Laissez-Faire Religious Forces l Population Demographics (i.e., 8/7/11 Variations in Schools l Age of Separation into Higher/Lower Tracks l Academic:Vocational Proportion l Strength of Relation Between Vocational Curricula and Labor Market l # of Univ. Graduates l Degree of Link between Elite 8/7/11 US versus Germany l US • Higher Ed. l 3,500+ Institutions (10X the number in Ger.) l 40% of HS go to 4-year; 20% go to Com. College l 30% get BA/BS • Untracked l Germany • Age 10: l Hauptschule “ Blue-Collar/Low-Skilled 8/7/11 Other Types of Schooling l Japan • Small, elite set of Universities…Strongly Linked • Student Achievement High l Central Concern of Family (Prestige) l Academic Performance & Job Trajectory Linked l France • Equal Primary/Secondary • Age 16: l 80% are divided by academic aptitude...
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This note was uploaded on 08/07/2011 for the course SOC 160 taught by Professor Abrutyn during the Spring '10 term at UC Riverside.

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Lecture 4-5_School Expansion and The Variation in Schooling...

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