Schoolteacher: A Sociological Study, With a new Preface

Schoolteacher A Sociological Study With a new Preface Upon its initial publication many reviewers dubbed Dan C Lortie s Schoolteacher the best social portrait of the profession since Willard Waller s classic The Sociology of Teaching This new printing o

  • Title: Schoolteacher: A Sociological Study, With a new Preface
  • Author: Dan C. Lortie
  • ISBN: 9780226493534
  • Page: 352
  • Format: Paperback
  • Upon its initial publication, many reviewers dubbed Dan C Lortie s Schoolteacher the best social portrait of the profession since Willard Waller s classic The Sociology of Teaching This new printing of Lortie s classic including a new preface bringing the author s observations up to date is an essential view into the world and culture of a vitally important profession.

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    1. This is a sociological study done in the 60's using hundreds of interviews with public school teachers. If you're not a teacher, you may find it very enlightening; if you are one, it'll just make you mad (considering how little has changed since then, and how marginalized we continue to be).

    2. If a person wants to understand teachers and the teaching profession, she/he must read this classic book. From this book, not only can readers gain knowledge about the history of and the problems with the teaching profession, but we can initiate strategies to answer the problems. Graduate students or even undergraduate students in teacher education programs must read this book if they claim unpretending commitment to schooling. In this review, I want to discuss three merits of this classic.First [...]

    3. A classic that, sadly, could have been written last year (it is that close to today's reality in education).

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