Institution building in urban education. by Morris Janowitz

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Published by Russell Sage Foundation in [New York] .

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  • Education, Urban -- United States

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LC ClassificationsLC5131 .J3
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Paginationviii, 126 p.
Number of Pages126
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Open LibraryOL5300330M
LC Control Number72081407

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This book evaluates the models which have guided past and present attempts at educational reform, and proposes a coherent theory for attacking the problems of urban education. Janowitz examines the inner city school as a social system—the physical structure, community setting, people involved, and persistent patterns of behavior.

Institution Building in Urban Education Book Description: Presents a sociological perspective on the issues involved in transforming the structure of inner city schools. Institution Building in Urban Education.

Janowitz, Morris This book presents a sociological perspective on the issues involved in transferring the institutional structure of inner city schools, and discusses the closing of the gap between sociological analysis and policy, and professional practice and citizen participation.

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