Schoolteacher: A Sociological Study by Dan C. Lortie

Schoolteacher: A Sociological Study

byDan C. Lortie

Paperback | May 1, 2002

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Upon its initial publication, many reviewers dubbed Dan C. Lortie's Schoolteacher the best social portrait of the profession since Willard Waller's classic The Sociology of Teaching. This new printing of Lortie's classic—including a new preface bringing the author's observations up to date—is an essential view into the world and culture of a vitally important profession.

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Dan C. Lortie is a professor emeritus of education at the University of Chicago.

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Title:Schoolteacher: A Sociological StudyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:308 pages, 8.5 × 5.25 × 1 inPublished:May 1, 2002Publisher:University Of Chicago PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0226493539

ISBN - 13:9780226493534

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
1. The Hand of History
2. Recruitment and Reaffirmation
3. The Limits of Socialization
4. Career and Work Rewards
5. Perspectives on Purpose
6. Endemic Uncertainties
7. The Logic of Teacher Sentiments
8. Sentiments and Interpersonal Preferences
9. Speculations on Change
Appendix A- Sample Description
Appendix B- The Questions
Notes
References
Index