RESERCH METHODS

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The application of sociological research methods to the study of education.
Research Method Research Study
Official Statistics Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (2007) "Gender Pay Gap
DEFINE: DATA PUBLISHED BY Narrowest since records began":
THE GOVERNMENT/ OTHER
PUBLIC ORGANISATIONS. Department for Education and Skills (2007) "Gender and education:
the evidence on pupils in England"
Lupton, Ruth (2004) "Do poor neighbourhoods mean poor
schools?": London School of Economics
Summerfield, Carol and Babb, Penny (eds) (2004): Social Trends
34, Office for National Statistics.
Experiment: Laboratory Beron, Kurt and Farkas, George (2001) "Family Linguistic Culture
DEFINE: A WELL CONTROLLED and Social Reproduction: Verbal skill from parent to child in the
ENVIRONMENT THAT IS NOT preschool and school": Population Association of America
NECESSARILY IN A LAB. conference paper.
Experiment: Natural Ball, Stephen (1981) "Beachside Comprehensive": Cambridge
DEFINE: USED TO STUDY THE University Press.
PAST BUT DOES NOT HAVE ANY
CONFOUNDING VARIABLES. Bowles, Herbert and Gintis, Samuel (1976) "Schooling in Capitalist
America": Routledge and Kegan Paul
Nash, Robin (1972) "Keeping In With Teacher".
Case Study Ball, Stephen (1981) "Beachside Comprehensive": Cambridge
DEFINE:RESEARCH THAT University Press.
EXAMINES A SINGLE CASE
Troyna, Barry and Hatcher, Richard (1992) "Racism in children's
lives: a study of mainlywhite primary schools": Routledge
Interviews: Structured Beron, Kurt and Farkas, George (2001) "Family Linguistic Culture
DEFINE: A METHOD GATHERING and Social Reproduction: Verbal skill from parent to child in the
INFORMATION BY ASKING preschool and school": Population Association of America
QUESTIONS ORALLY USING A conference paper.
PRE-SET INTERVIEW SCHEDULE
WHICH IS USUALLY
CLOSED-ENDED QUESTIONS
PRODUCING QUANTITATIVE
DATA.
Interviews: Nonstructured Ball, Stephen (1981) "Beachside Comprehensive": Cambridge
DEFINE: A METHOD GATHERING University Press.
INFORMATION BY ASKING Lupton, Ruth (2004) "Do poor neighbourhoods mean poor
QUESTIONS ORALLY (GUIDED schools?": London School of Economics
CONVERSATION) WITH THE Mackenzie, Jeannie (1997) "It's a Man's Job...Class and Gender in
USE OF MAINLY OPEN-ENDED School WorkExperience Programmes": Scottish Council for
QUESTIONSPRODUCING Research in Education.
QUALITATIVE DATA.
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Mirza, Heidi Safia Davidson, Julia Powney, Janet Wilson, Valerie
Hall, Stuart (2005) "Race and sex: teachers' views on who gets
ahead in schools":
Reay, Diane (2001) "Spice Girls', `Nice Girls', `Girlies', and
`Tomboys': discourses, girls' cultures and femininities in the
primary classroom": Gender and Education, Vol. 13, No. 2.
Cox, Peter (2004) "A Fair and Equal Education for All? Is
egalitarianism alive, and well, in schools?": Paper Presented at the
Annual AARE Conference, Melbourne
Stanworth, Michelle (1981) "Gender and Schooling": Hutchinson.…read more

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