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Equality and Achievement

An Introduction to the Sociology of Education, Second Edition

by Cornelius Riordan

  • 348 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • United States,
  • Social Science,
  • Educational Tests And Measurements,
  • Sociology Of Education,
  • Textbooks,
  • Testing & Measurement,
  • Sociology,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Academic achievement,
  • Educational equalization,
  • Educational sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9286777M
    ISBN 100130481777
    ISBN 109780130481771
    OCLC/WorldCa51770224

    What's the Difference Between Equity and Equality? Ap by [email protected] Staff A frequently cited illustration (shown below) showing the difference between equality and equity is that of three individuals of different heights who are attempting to peer over a fence. In order to treat them equally, they would all be given the same size box to stand on to improve their lines . As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to o lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and .

    Equality of Educational Opportunity 4 uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu Leaving the choice of content coverage to individual local districts, with at best indirect and more global state controls, makes it possible and even probable that the fable of American individualism — that talent and.   This book is very useful for new/experienced teachers and teacher trainers, as well as sociologists and psychologists of education, who are keen to know more about key connections between identity, diversity, equality and achievement, increase their knowledge and understanding of child development, and interrogate their own personal 4/5(5).

    This book confidently crosses the chasm between theory and action. It is a major achievement which deserves to be on the reading list of every politician, academic and activist concerned about social inequity and justice. ' - Professor Madeleine Arnot, Chair of Sociology of Education, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.   EQUALITY aims to ensure that everyone gets the same things in order to enjoy full, healthy lives. close the achievement gap. He made this statement in his book, A Theory of justice, which.


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The author examines equality and achievement in education, methodological issues, differences between homes, differences between schools, differences within schools, group differences and maximizing achievement and equality.

For individuals interested in a concise introduction to sociology of by: - what diversity and equality mean in practice - gender and achievement - looked-after children - social class - disability - ethnicity and whiteness. This book is essential reading for any education student looking at diversity and inclusion, and for teachers in role looking for advice on how to meet the professional standards.

In seeking to explore diversity, equality and achievement in education this book begins, in Chapter 1, by discussing how our own understanding about ourselves, our own identities, values, attitudes and beliefs can impact on how we approach notions of diversity and, how those understanding then translate into our professional practice.

This concise introduction to the sociology of education demonstrates that differences between and within schools, homes, and peer groups are related in systemic ways to differences in educational Equality and Achievement book.

Addressing both empirical data and important theoretical concepts, Equality and Achievement book explores the impact that equality and achievement can have on academic success. Dealing with some of the less widely addressed aspects of diversity and inclusion, the book considers: children who are asylum seekers - the notion of 'pupil voice' - what diversity and equality mean in practice - gender and achievement - looked-after children - social class - disability - ethnicity and whiteness This book is essential 4/5(1).

This book is very useful for new/experienced teachers and teacher trainers, as well as sociologists and psychologists of education, who are keen to know more about key connections between identity, diversity, equality and achievement, increase their knowledge and understanding of child development, and interrogate their own personal positionality regarding Cited by: 9.

The second edition of Equality and Achievement is a faithful continuation of the first edition. The purpose is to make available the best empirical research on the sociology of education in a single volume that is readable and coherent to undergraduate and graduate : $ Get this from a library.

Equality and achievement in education. [James S Coleman] -- This book presents a major report that has evoked extensive controversy and initiated extensive policy debate on equality and achievement in education. It examines the concept of equality of.

This book presents a major report that has evoked extensive controversy and initiated extensive policy debate on equality and achievement in education.

It examines the concept of equality of educational opportunity and the relations between equality. Diversity, Equality and Achievement in Education book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Most classrooms contain children from a v 4/5. TY - BOOK. T1 - Equality, Diversity and Achievement in Education. AU - Knowles, Gianna. AU - Lander, Vini. PY - Y1 - N2 - This book looks at real issues that affect teachers in the classroom, and examines a variety of influences affecting child : Gianna Knowles, Vini Lander.

The book tries to tell a coherent story about how the sociology of education can be usefully employed in educational policy and administration.

It reminds the reader in every chapter that the goals of formal schooling are both greater equality and higher achievement/5(4). Equality and achievement in education. Boulder: Westview Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: James S Coleman.

Diversity, Equality and Achievement in Education - Ebook written by Gianna Knowles, Vini Lander. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Diversity, Equality and Achievement in Education.4/5(1). About This Book. Excellence Through Equity is an inspiring look at how real-world educators are creating schools where all students are able to thrive.

In these schools, educators understand that equity is not about treating all children the same. They are deeply committed to ensuring that each student receives what he or she individually needs to develop their full potential—and succeed.

Diversity, Equality and Achievement in Education. by Mrs Vini Lander,Gianna Knowles. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: SAGE Publications. Part 5 Families and schools, achievement and equality: schooling and equality-- schools and the communities they serve-- families and schools.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary For the past 25 years James Coleman has been asking questions about our schools. Are schools effective as places to learn. Do they bring about equality of opportunity. Equality is a fictitious example of the great thinkers of history who have made revolutionary breakthroughs in spite of the social antagonism they faced.

Such individuals as Louis Pasteur, Charles Darwin, Marie Curie, Robert Fulton, the Wright Brothers, and many others were scientists and inventors whose discoveries and innovations.

Crowning achievement or painful waste: marriage equality campaign's complex legacy Two new books with very differing perspectives look back on Australia’s long march towards legalising same-sex Author: Paul Karp.

This book is very useful for new/experienced teachers and teacher trainers, as well as sociologists and psychologists of education, who are keen to know more about key connections between identity, diversity, equality and achievement, increase their knowledge and understanding of child development, and interrogate their own personal positionality regarding.

“Equality is a deeply researched, beautifully written, and brilliantly argued history of the epic struggle to define the meaning of equality in post-Civil War America.

This magnificent portrait of the farmer’s Grange, the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, and the Knights of Labor is filled with fresh insights into the social movements.Katherine Turk's Equality on Trial is a stunning achievement: deeply researched, powerfully argued, brilliantly elaborated, attentive to detail, nuance, complexity and contradiction, and never losing sight of the individual lives and livelihood at stake."—Barbara Welke, University of .Dealing with some of the less widely addressed aspects of diversity and inclusion, the book considers: Children who are asylum seekers; The notion of ‘pupil voice’; What diversity and equality mean in practice; Gender and achievement; Looked-after children; Social class; Disability; Ethnicity and whiteness This book is essential reading for Cited by: 9.