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A Discipline Divided: Sociology in American High Schools

A Discipline Divided: Sociology in American High Schools (Hardback)

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Bringing together literature on the sociology of sociology and research on the teaching of sociology,A Discipline Divided applies these insights to high school sociology courses from 1911-2001. Michael DeCesare explores how, on one hand, teachers have consistently taught social problems with an eye toward developing good citizens, while on the other hand, sociologists have pushed for scientific sociology in the high school classroom.

Children'sEducational materialEducational: Citizenship & social educationEducationEducation TheorySchoolsSecondary schoolsEducationTeaching SkillsTeaching of a specific subject Publisher: Lexington Books Publication Date: 21/06/2007 ISBN-13: 9780739117316  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Michael DeCesare is assistant professor of sociology at California State University, Northridge.

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