Courses Catalogue

Sociology Of Education

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Education (Mathematics) - B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Required Readings


Apple, M., Ball, S & L. Gandin (Eds.). (2010). TheRoutledge International Handbook of The Sociology of Education. Abingdon, OX: Routledge.

Aggarwal, J.C. (2000). Theory and Principle of Education; Philosophical

and Sociological Basis of Education; New Delhi, 4th Edition. Vikas Publishing House PVT Ltd.

Curtis, B and Curtis, C. (2011) Social Research: A Practical Introduction. London: Sage Publications

Collins, Randall (1979). The Credential Society; an Historical Sociology of

Education and Stratification; New York.

Crawford, K. & O’Neill, D. (2009).The Social Contexts of Teaching and Learning.Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Australia.

Gewirtz, S., and Cribb, A. (2009).Understanding Education: A Sociological Perspective. Milton: John Wiley & Sons Australia.

Finger, G., Russell, G., Jamieson-Proctor, R. & Russell, N. (2006) Transforming Learning with ICT Making IT Happen. Pearson Australia

Gore, J.G., Holmes, K., Smith, M., Southgate, E., & Albright, J. (2015). Socioeconomic status and the career aspirations of Australian school students: Testing enduring assumptions. Australian Educational Researcher, 42(2), 155-177.

Howitt, B. and Julian, R. (2009) Heinemann Society & Culture 2 nd edition Sydney: Pearson Heinemann

King and Chancer (1983).The Sociology of Schools; New York.

Leaver, M et al. (2015) Society & Culture: Preliminary and HSC. 2e. Nelson Cengage Learning

Mann, G., Cuskelly, M. &Moni, K. (2015).Choosing a school: parental decision-making when special schools are an option, Disability & Society, 30(9), 1413-1427.

Matthews, J. (2013). The educational imagination and the sociology of education in Australia. The Australian Educational Researcher, 40, 155-171.

Mockler, N. (2014). Simple solutions to complex problems: Moral panic and the fluid shift from ‘equity’ to ‘quality’ in education. Review of Education, 2(2), 115-143.

Odetola, T.O (1979). Sociology: An Introductory African Text.

Omona, M.A. (1996). Sociology of Education; Module for EducationDegree, Makerere.

Pearson, H. (2016) The Life Project: The extraordinary story of our ordinary lives. Allen Lane