NYU Steinhardt

Sociology and Educational Law

  • Course Number: SOED-GE 3035
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: The course provides sociological examination of how law affects education at the doctoral level. Theoretical work in law & society & the sociology of organizations is reviewed, as well as in depth examination of school desegregation, inequality in educational resources, & expansion of student rights. The course identifies how the effects of legal intervention on schooling are mediated by social actors & school organizational cultures, producing at time unintended & unanticipated consequences.
  • Old Course Number: E20.3035