Sociology (SOCI) - Sociology of Education: Social Theory & Education

SOCI 2096  Sociology of Education: Social Theory & Education


SOCI 2091 and SOCI 2095


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




Students examine education as a complex social institution that is influenced by, and reflects, wider society as viewed through the lens of sociological theory. Students learn about how educational practices, policies, and norms are shaped by issues of inequality of opportunity, social mobility, reproduction of class, and education as an inherited advantage.

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