Schools and Societies
By (author) Steven Brint
Normal Price: $138.00
Your Price: $124.20 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $13.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $6.21 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Schools and Societies by Steven Brint
Book DescriptionIn Schools and Societies the author demonstrates that more than any other major institution, schooling and schools are political, and virtually everyone has opinions to voice and interests to promote. Steven Brint musters a wealth of comparative material to show how schooling around the world is shaped by social forces even as it tries to shape the societies of the future.
Buy Schools and Societies book by Steven Brint from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780803990593
(235mm x 165mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Pine Forge
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 26-Feb-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Steven Brint
Schools and Societies, Paperback (May 2006)
Schools and Societies provides a synthesis of key issues in the sociology of education, focusing on American schools while offering a global, comparative context.
In an Age of Experts, Paperback (May 1996)
Since the 1960s the number of highly educated professionals in America has grown dramatically. This title challenges these characterizations, showing that claims about the distinctive politics and values of the professional stratum have been overstated.
Diverted Dream, Paperback (February 1991)» View all books by Steven Brint
This full-scale examination of the place of the two-year college in American society--sheds critical light on what is distinctive about American education, and American society itself.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Schools and Societies book by Steven Brint and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Steven Brint
Steven Brint, (Ph.D. Harvard University), is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Riverside. He is the author of In An Age of Experts: The Changing Role of Professionals in Politics and Public Life (Princeton University Press, 1994). He is also co-author with Jerome Karabel of The Diverted Dream: Community Colleges and the Promise of Educational Opportunity in America, 1900-1980 (Oxford University Press, 1989), which won the American Educational Research Association's "distinguished publication" award in 1991.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.