A Digest of Educational Sociology (Classic Reprint)

A Digest of Educational Sociology (Classic Reprint)
A Digest of Educational Sociology (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from A Digest of Educational SociologySociology denotes the science and study of human social groupings, including the factors that condition such social groupings, the evolution of group forms, and the processes by which groups may be improved, both as collective agencies and as means of promoting qualities desired in individuals. Human social groups are of many kinds in form and in functioning.Education may be distinguished as of two kinds - that carried on in schools or other agencies, specialized for educational purposes; and that effected as a by-product of vocational pursuits, family nurture, worship, recreation, social control, defence, and the like. Both kinds of education are designed, in so far as they are at all purposive, to prepare, adjust, or re-shape individuals for increased usefulness to themselves or to others (including deities), according as such usefulness is conceived at the time.Many social groupings are relatively permanent - nations, cities, churches - while it is the constant desire of the best members of society that others, less continuous - families, corporations, parties, labor unions - shall take approved forms and functions.But individual members of all groups come and go - their effective membership in all groups rarely exceeding fifty years, and being in fact commonly only two or three decades. Hence a large part of purposive education has always been designed rather to prepare the individual child, youth, or adult for more effective fitting into one or more groups than for usefulness to himself - although in the long run the two forms of usefulness tend in the main to coincide.Furthermore, by all ordinary standards, social or group life tends to become more involved, more extensive, more potential of good or bad results - states become larger, customs must be replaced by laws, economic specialization and interdependence increase. The processes of preparing the young for good group membership become more difficult, require more scientific knowledge, necessitate more complicated administration.Hence the convictions of modern peoples that a constantly increasing amount of purposive and systematic education of both young and adults is needed to insure right social membership on the part of oncoming generations of individuals.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.Эта книга будет изготовлена в соответствии с Вашим заказом по технологии Print-on-Demand компанией ООО «Книга по Требованию». Print-on-Demand - это технология печати книг по Вашему заказу на цифровом типографском оборудовании. Книга, произведенная по технологии Print-on-Demand (POD) представляет собой классическую печатную книгу с соблюдением всех стандартов качества, от офсетной бумаги и плотного картона до качественного клея, используемого при изготовлении. Черно-белая текстовая или полноцветная иллюстрированная книга (в зависимости от исходного файла, подготовленного к печати) может быть изготовлена в разных вариантах: - в мягкой обложке (Клеевое Бесшвейное Скрепление); - скрепление скобой (для книг с небольшим количеством страниц); - в твердом переплете с клееным текстовым блоком; Материалы, используемые при производстве книги: - бумага текстового блока - офсетная (белая или кремовая) 80 г/м2 - мягкая обложка - бумага мелованная 250 г/м2; - ламинация обложки - матовая или глянцевая; - твердый переплет - картон 2 мм, каптал, белые форзацы, прямой корешок - сверхпрочный полимерный клей; - каждая книга упакована в термопленку. Каждый заказ обрабатывается в индивидуальном порядке: каждой книге, напечатанной по технологии Print-on-Demand, присваивается уникальный номер.