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We the GamersHow Games Teach Ethics and Civics

We the Gamers: How Games Teach Ethics and Civics

Karen Schrier

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190926106
eISBN:
9780190926144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190926106.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Science, Technology and Environment

The world is in crisis. The people of the world are all connected, and rely on one another to make ethical decisions and to solve civic problems together. Ethics and civics have always mattered, but ... More

In Search of a FutureYouth, Aspiration, and Mobility in Nepal

In Search of a Future: Youth, Aspiration, and Mobility in Nepal

Andrea Kölbel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190124519
eISBN:
9780190990985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124519.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In a conversation about youth agency, the most common discourses that come up are of acts of liberation, resistance, and deviance. However, this perspective is fairly narrow and runs the risk of ... More

Unassailable IdeasHow Unwritten Rules and Social Media Shape Discourse in American Higher Education

Unassailable Ideas: How Unwritten Rules and Social Media Shape Discourse in American Higher Education

Ilana Redstone and John Villasenor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190078065
eISBN:
9780190078096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078065.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Science, Technology and Environment

Colleges and universities in the United States play a profoundly important role in American society. Currently, that role is being hampered by a climate that constrains teaching, research, hiring, ... More

Public Sociology As Educational PracticeChallenges, Dialogues and Counter-Publics

Public Sociology As Educational Practice: Challenges, Dialogues and Counter-Publics

Eurig Scandrett (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529201406
eISBN:
9781529201451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201406.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Through pedagogical case studies and dialogues, this book sheds new light on concepts and boundaries in public sociology education. With sections on publics, special knowledges and practices in the ... More

The Death of Human Capital?Its Failed Promise and How to Renew It in an Age of Disruption

The Death of Human Capital?: Its Failed Promise and How to Renew It in an Age of Disruption

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and Sin Yi Cheung

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190644307
eISBN:
9780190644345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644307.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Human capital theory, the notion that there is a direct relationship between educational investment and individual and national prosperity, has dominated public policy on education and labor for the ... More

Degrees of FreedomPrison Education at The Open University

Degrees of Freedom: Prison Education at The Open University

Rod Earle and James Mehigan (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447353065
eISBN:
9781447353089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353065.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Degrees of Freedom is the first book to examine The Open University’s pioneering work with people in prison. This unique book gives voice to prisoners and ex-prisoners whose lives have been ... More

What Snowflakes Get RightFree Speech, Truth, and Equality on Campus

What Snowflakes Get Right: Free Speech, Truth, and Equality on Campus

Ulrich Baer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190054199
eISBN:
9780190054229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190054199.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Angry debates about polarizing speakers have roiled college campuses. Conservatives accuse universities of muzzling unpopular opinions, betraying their values of open inquiry; students sympathetic to ... More

Occupying Schools, Occupying LandHow the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Rebecca Tarlau

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Contrary to the conventional belief that social movements cannot engage the state without becoming co-opted and demobilized, this study shows how movements can advance their struggles by ... More

Higher Education in a Globalising WorldCommunity Engagement and Lifelong Learning

Higher Education in a Globalising World: Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning

Peter Mayo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526140920
eISBN:
9781526146700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140937
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In this broad sweep, Mayo explores dominant European discourses of Higher education, in the contexts of different globalisations and Neoliberalism, and examines its extension to a specific region. It ... More

J. Krishnamurti and Educational PracticeSocial and Moral Vision for Inclusive Education

J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice: Social and Moral Vision for Inclusive Education

Meenakshi Thapan (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199487806
eISBN:
9780199097715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487806.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

First in the series on Education and Society in South Asia, this volume focuses on the educational thought of a world-renowned teacher, thinker, and writer—Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895–1986). This edited ... More

The University as a Site of ResistanceIdentity and Student Politics

The University as a Site of Resistance: Identity and Student Politics

Gaurav J. Pathania

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199488414
eISBN:
9780199097722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199488414.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Since the 1960s, universities have ignited new discourse as free speech movements, LGBT, feminism movements in the West. Universities not only served as centers of learning but also promoted ... More

Negotiating OpportunitiesHow the Middle Class Secures Advantages in School

Negotiating Opportunities: How the Middle Class Secures Advantages in School

Jessica McCrory Calarco

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190634438
eISBN:
9780190634476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634438.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Negotiating Opportunities reveals that the middle-class advantage in school is, at least in part, a negotiated advantage. Essentially, this means that middle-class students secure advantages not only ... More

Navigating ConflictHow Youth Handle Trouble in a High-Poverty School

Navigating Conflict: How Youth Handle Trouble in a High-Poverty School

Calvin Morrill and Michael Musheno

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226538761
eISBN:
9780226523873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226523873.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Urban schools are usually associated with violence, chaos, and youth aggression. This book challenges the violence-centered conventional wisdom of urban youth studies, revealing instead the social ... More

The Future of Indian UniversitiesComparative and International Perspectives

The Future of Indian Universities: Comparative and International Perspectives

C. Raj Kumar (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199480654
eISBN:
9780199090945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199480654.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The Indian higher education system commanded awe and respect in the ancient world. Important seats of learning like Nalanda and Takshashila attracted the best students and academics from across the ... More

History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book chronicles the history of education policymaking in India. The focus of the book is on the period from 1964 when the landmark Kothari Commission was constituted; however, to put the policy ... More

Leaders of Their RaceEducating Black and White Women in the New South

Leaders of Their Race: Educating Black and White Women in the New South

Sarah H. Case

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041235
eISBN:
9780252099847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041235.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This study analyzes the educational objectives of the founders, faculty, students, and alumnae of two Georgia schools that sought to prepare young women for the new circumstances of the post-war ... More

Undocumented and in CollegeStudents and Institutions in a Climate of National Hostility

Undocumented and in College: Students and Institutions in a Climate of National Hostility

Terry-Ann Jones

Laura Nichols (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276165
eISBN:
9780823277186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276165.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The current daily experiences of undocumented students as they navigate the processes of entering and then thriving in Jesuit colleges are explored in this book alongside an investigation of the ... More

Where Academia and Policy MeetA Cross-National Perspective on the Involvement of Social Work Academics in Social Policy

Where Academia and Policy Meet: A Cross-National Perspective on the Involvement of Social Work Academics in Social Policy

John Gal and Idit Weiss-Gal (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447320197
eISBN:
9781447320203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320197.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book explores the interface between social work academia and social policy in diverse societies across the globe. It does so by employing a unique cross-national comparative perspective and by ... More

Schooling for AllCan We Neglect the Demand?

Schooling for All: Can We Neglect the Demand?

V. Santhakumar, Namita Gupta, and Rama Murthy Sripada

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467051
eISBN:
9780199087167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467051.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The central message of this book can be summarized in one sentence: It is still important to create adequate demand for education, especially from certain sections of society, along with improvements ... More

The Holy GrailIndia's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book chronicles India’s quest for universal elementary education (UEE) with focus on the period after 1986, a period during which India made spectacular strides progressing from a country which ... More

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