1. Introductions to theoretical perspectives 5 items
    These texts will help you gain a deeper understanding of the key theoretical perspectives that are part of the Sociology of Education course this year. They are suggestions, so feel free to use the texts that are most useful to you.
    1. Understanding and using challenging educational theories - Karl Aubrey, Alison Riley 2017

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    2. Foucault, power, and education - Stephen J. Ball 2013 (electronic resource)

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    3. Understanding Bourdieu - Jen Webb, Tony Schirato, Geoff Danaher c2002 (electronic resource)

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    4. Bourdieu and education: acts of practical theory - Michael Grenfell, David James 1998 (electronic resource)

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    5. Marx: a very short introduction - Peter Singer 2018

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  2. Texts on power, inequalities and education 28 items
    The texts in this section tackle the issues of power, inequalities in education and ways to counter them. They are of particular relevance to the first part of the course
    1. Power and inequality in education - Counteracting power in education 12 items
      1. Responding to poverty and disadvantage in schools: a reader for teachers - Tamara Bibby, Ruth Lupton, Carlo Raffo 2017

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      2. Changing pedagogical spaces in higher education: diversity, inequalities and misrecognition - Penny Jane Burke, Gill Crozier, Lauren Ila Misiaszek 2016

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      3. Education and power - Michael W. Apple 2012 (electronic resource)

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      4. Celebrity, aspiration and contemporary youth: education and inequality in an era of austerity - Heather Mendick, Aisha Ahmad, Kim M. Allen, Laura Harvey 2018

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      5. Understanding young people's science aspirations: how students form ideas about "becoming a scientist" - Louise Archer, Jennifer DeWitt 2017, ©2017

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      6. Can education change society? - Michael W. Apple 2013 (electronic resource)

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      7. Discipline and punish: the birth of the prison - Michel Foucault 1995

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      8. Reproduction in education, society and culture - Pierre Bourdieu, Jean-Claude Passeron 1977

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    2. Sociology of Education - Textbooks 3 items
      If you would like to gain a wider understanding of issues and theories in the Sociology of Education, here are some suggestions for introductory texts.
      1. Understanding education: a sociological perspective - Sharon Gewirtz, Alan Cribb 2009

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      2. Sociology of education - Tomas Boronski, Nasima Hassan 2015

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    3. Texts on critical and alternative pedagogies 13 items
      The books in this section examine pedagogies that aim to develop more equitable relationships in education and in society. They are particularly relevant to the second part of the course (Jan - May)
      1. Critical pedagogy primer - Joe L. Kincheloe c2008

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      2. The Routledge international handbook of critical education - Michael W. Apple, Wayne Au, Luís Armando Gandin 2010

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      3. Critical pedagogy for social justice - John Smyth 2012

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      4. The critical pedagogy reader - Antonia Darder, Marta Baltodano, Rodolfo D. Torres 2008

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      5. Alternative schooling and new education: European concepts and theories - Ralf Koerrenz, Annika Blichmann, Sebastian Engelmann 2017 (electronic resource)

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      6. Global citizenship education: philosophy, theory and pedagogy - Michael Peters, Alan Britton, Harry Blee c2008

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      7. Knowledge and the future school: curriculum and social justice - Michael F. D. Young, David Lambert 2014

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      8. Reinventing Paulo Freire: a pedagogy of love - Antonia Darder 2017, ©2017

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      9. Pedagogy of the oppressed - Paulo Freire 1972

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  3. Journals 5 items