Contemporary Debates in the Sociology of Education

  • Rachel Brooks
  • Mark McCormack
  • Kalwant Bhopal

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Rachel Brooks, Mark McCormack, Kalwant Bhopal
    Pages 1-18
  3. Rita Nikolai, Anne West
    Pages 57-75
  4. Michael Kehler, Michael Atkinson
    Pages 112-130
  5. Elisabeth Morgan Thompson, Katerina O. Sinclair, Riki Wilchins, Stephen T. Russell
    Pages 149-167
  6. Carolyn Jackson
    Pages 185-201
  7. Keri Facer, Neil Selwyn
    Pages 218-235
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 237-238

About this book


Some of the most prominent sociologists working in education today have collaborated to address a wide range of empirical and theoretical issues. Adopting an international perspective, this book foregrounds cutting-edge research that highlights both the diversity and complexity of understanding education in society.


Diversity education education policy gender globalization learning lifelong learning Nation PISA school schooling service sociology sociology of education university

Editors and affiliations

  • Rachel Brooks
    • 1
  • Mark McCormack
    • 2
  • Kalwant Bhopal
    • 3
  1. 1.University of SurreyUK
  2. 2.Durham UniversityUK
  3. 3.University of SouthamptonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Education Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-44415-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-26988-1
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