The sociological inquiry of education began at Teachers College in the first decade of the twentieth century. Sociology was established as the first social science discipline providing a basic framework for the study of education, complementing the long-established reliance on psychology. Over this century-long period, the Sociology and Education program has applied research findings to education and has examined basic issues in education from a sociological perspective. Although the program’s theory and research have emphasized schools and colleges, attention always has been given to education in other contexts.
The program staff for Sociology and Education includes sociologists from other programs at the College, and the Department of Sociology of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Staff strengths are in sociology of education generally, but also in organizational studies, the sociology of teachers and teaching, stratification, racial inequality, and urban sociology. The program provides training and hands-on experience in evaluation methods and both quantitative and qualitative methods.
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- Sociology of Urban Education
- Race, Ethnicity and US Educational Policy
- Social Stratification and Education
- Gender, Difference and Curriculum
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