Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Jo-Anne Dillabough, Madeleine Arnot
    Pages 30-48
  3. Bruce Carrington, Alastair Bonnett, Anoop Nayak, Geoff Short, Christine Skelton, Fay Smith et al.
    Pages 100-118
  4. Lawrence Saha
    Pages 163-179
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 223-259

About this book


It is almost twenty years since Macmillan published Jack Demaine's Contemporary Theories in the Sociology of Education . This completely new book brings together important recent work of the most prominent sociologists working in the field of education today, and reaffirms the reputation of sociology of education as an international discipline at the forefront of original research and analysis. The book examines a wide range of empirical issues and different theoretical perspectives.


democracy Design education feminism Nation school social justice sociology sociology of education

Editors and affiliations

  • Jack Demaine
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Social SciencesLoughborough UniversityEngland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2001
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-77829-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-333-97750-7
  • About this book