Preface 1. The Sociological Approach To Schooling 2. Theories of Schooling and Society: The Functional And Conflict Paradigms 3. Explanations of the Expansion of Schooling 4. Schooling and Equality of Opportunity 5. Explaining Unequal Achievement: School Quality and the IQ Controversy 6. Do Schools Reinforce Inequality? 7. What Schools Teach: Problems of Cultural Transmission 8. Schools as Organizations: Problems of Order, Control, and Motivation 9. Conclusion: The Limits and Possibilities of Schooling Bibliography IndexHurn, Christopher J. is the author of 'Limits and Possibilities of Schooling An Introduction to the Sociology of Education', published 1992 under ISBN 9780205142002 and ISBN 0205142001.