Knowledge, Pedagogy and Society: International Perspectives on Basil Bernstein's Sociology of Education by Daniel FrandjiKnowledge, Pedagogy and Society: International Perspectives on Basil Bernstein's Sociology of Education by Daniel Frandji

Knowledge, Pedagogy and Society: International Perspectives on Basil Bernstein's Sociology of…

EditorDaniel Frandji, Philippe Vitale

Hardcover | November 19, 2010

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Over the course of the late-twentieth century Basil Bernstein pioneered an original approach to educational phenomena, taking seriously questions regarding the transmission, distribution and transformation of knowledge as no other before had done. Arguing tirelessly for change, more than any other British sociologist it is Bernstein who presents to us education as a social right and not as a privilege. It is this objective today that makes his work so important.

Knowledge, Pedagogy and Societyseeks to clarify the broad brushstrokes of his theories, developed over the span of more than forty years, by collecting together scholars from every corner of the globe; specialists in education, sociology and epistemology to test and examine Bernstein's work against the backdrop of their own research. From teaching content and the social, cognitive and linguistic aspects of education, to changes in the political climate in the early twenty-first century, this collection represents an open dialogue with Bernstein's work using a forward-looking and dynamic approach.

Originally published in French with the explicit aim of locating Basil Bernstein's theories alongside those of Pierre Bourdieu, one of the most important European sociologists, the French editors draw together a collection that offers a diverse background and perspective on Bernstein's work and thought. Revised to include a new preface, a new introduction and revisited papers, the English edition will be a relevant resource for anyone interested in Bernstein, his reception and importance, as well as individuals working in the sociology of education, theory of education and education policy.

Daniel Frandjiis Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the National Institute of Pedagogical Research (INRP) in Lyon, France.Philippe Vitaleis Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Provence (Aix en Provence), France.
Title:Knowledge, Pedagogy and Society: International Perspectives on Basil Bernstein's Sociology of…Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:November 19, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I: Legacies, Encounters, Continuities, Misunderstandings  1. The Current Relevance of Basil Bernstein in the Sociology of Education in FranceRoger Establet 2. Why Bernstein?Brian Davies Part II: The Social and the Psychic 3. The Message and the VoiceJean-Manuel De Queiroz 4. Subject Position and Discourse in Activity TheoryHarry Daniels 5. The Work of Basil BernsteinJean-Yves Rochex Part III: Language and the Transformations of Pedagogic Discourse 6. Linguistic Handicap, Social Handicap and Intellectual HandicapClaude Grignon 7. The Analysis of Pedagogic Discourse as a Means of Understanding Social Inequalities in SchoolsElisabeth Bautier 8. SegmentalismKarl Maton Part IV: Classification and Framing 9. Reviewing Recontextualization of Knowledge at UniversitySophia Stavrou 10. Applying a Sociological Analysis of Pedagogic DiscourseEric & Catherine Mangez  11. The Recontextualization of Scientific Knowledge and Learning ActivitiesNad' Pandraud 12. Educational Texts and Contexts that WorkAna M. Morais & Isabel P. Neves Part V: Epistemological Perspectives 13. The Essential TensionJohan Muller 14. Reading Basil BernsteinNicole Ramognino