Knowledgeable Women : Structuralism and the Reproduction of Elites
By: Delamont, Sara.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2002Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (337 p.).ISBN: 9780203207499.Subject(s): Educational sociology | Elite (Social sciences) | Structuralism | WomenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Knowledgeable Women : Structuralism and the Reproduction of ElitesDDC classification: 306.43 | 370.19 | 370.19345 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; KNOWLEDGEABLE WOMEN: Structuralism and the Reproduction of Elites; Copyright; Contents; Preface and acknowledgements; Part I Introductory themes; 1 Introduction: towards a structuralist sociology of education; 2 Cultural capital and muted groups: the theoretical perspective of the volume; 3 Lessons from St Luke's: women and cultural reproduction; Part II: The mountains of inertia and prejudice: A structuralist discussion of the period 1845-1944; 4 Chaperons, gloves, and cycling in skirts: strategies against pollution in women's education; 5 Classics, chemistry, and cultural capital
6 Domesticity or Delilahism? The debates over womanliness and educationPart III Exploring structuralist sociology of education: A critique of sociological accounts for the period 1945-88; 7 A country fit for heroines? Schooling and teaching 1945-88; 8 Excluded from the elite? Women and top jobs 1945-85; 9 Mobile or nubile? Social stratification, mobility, marriage, and education; 10 Professions and powerlessness: the inadequacy of the sociology and the chauvinism of the professionals; Part IV Conclusions; 11 The old middle class strikes back
Appendix 1: The impact of feminism in the sociology of educationAppendix 2: A note on the history of education; Appendix 3: Direct-grant and independent schools aided by the IFASES 1955-63; Bibliography; Author Index; Subject Index
In this book, the author traces the history of education and the elites it produces. It is a structuralist and feminist challenge to the sociology of education and presents non-sexist, structuralist and fully sociological ideas.
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