1.1++Introduction - 1.1 Introduction to Sociology 124...

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1.1: Introduction to Sociology 124 Spring 2011 Professor Mudge TA: Monica Williams
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Introduction to major theoretical perspectives, lines of analysis, and topics Overarching aim : to analyze own schooling to challenge conventional ways of thinking about education Aims of the course
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What is education?
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1. socializers, temples, civic institutions 2. institutions of stratiFcation 3. sites of political struggle, contestation 4. part of the economic order Four sociological perspectives
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Theories of education: What is it? How does it work? What are its main functions? also, historical introduction StratiFcation Education in context / politics of reform focus on NCLB Three-part course
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Arum et al 2011 – collection of readings Articles available online Course reader Davis Textbooks Reading materials
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Group projects (25% of grade): 4-person
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1.1++Introduction - 1.1 Introduction to Sociology 124...

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