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Rothstein, Stanley William – Urban Education, 1987
New theories and paradigms are needed for today's schools to address the changes in society that affect education. They must acknowledge the history of schooling, and they must be informed by ethnographic research on teacher-student relationships. Social science knowledge must be used to create more humanized schools. (VM)
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Ethnography, Models, Social Change
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Rothstein, Stanley William – Urban Education, 1988
Argues that the use of social theory will clarify the functions of the teacher and the school as personal ideologies that may have ignored social reasons for student performance are replaced by a more political analysis that can promote educational change. (FMW)
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Educational History, Educational Sociology, Foundations of Education
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Rothstein, Stanley William – Urban Education, 1987
Discusses the use of regimentation and depersonalization as socializing mechanisms at an inner city junior high school. Focuses on the routine encounters of newcomers and the way such encounters force students to redefine themselves according to institutional needs and practices. (PS)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Conformity, Educational Environment, Identification (Psychology)
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Rothstein, Stanley William – Urban Education, 1979
This paper focuses on the social effect and individual meanings new staff and student members assimilate in formal orientations. (Author/EB)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Case Studies, College Freshmen, High School Freshmen