The Role Of Theory In The Sociological Study Of Education
This study examines the role of theory in the sociological study of education. The concepts of social theory, sociology and education are defined and explained while the interrelationship between sociology and education is demonstrated The characteristics of the main and broad sociological traditions, namely functionalism, Marxism and symbolic interactionism are given and their contribution to education is considered Feminist theory is also examined together with its contribution to sociological theory and educational practice.
Full Text LinksNyoni, R. (2004) The Role Of Theory In The Sociological Study Of Education, ZBTE Vol.13, Issue No.1. Harare, Mt. Pleasant:
Department of Teacher Education (DTE), University of Zimbabwe
University of Zimbabwe