This course provides an overview of sociological theory and research on education in contemporary U.S. society. Drawing from sociological perspectives, it covers the implications of schools and schooling for social inequality, mobility, and group relations. It examines major theoretical perspectives on the purpose and social organization of mass education in the United States, and topics related to the organization and function of schools, access to educational resources, and group disparities in school experiences and outcomes.
Course Attributes: EN SBU EthBU BAAS SSCAS SD IFA SSCAR SSCAS SC
Section 01Sociology of Education
INSTRUCTOR: Jason JabbariView Course Listing