Part I. Re-assessing the Three Pillars: Modern and Postmodern Sociologies of Education: 1. Social class; 2. Gender; 3. Race/ethnicity; Part II. The Foundations of an Alternative Approach: Education and Governance: 4. Governance; 5. Subjectivity; 6. Pre-adulthood; 7. Big data; Part III. Cultural Contexts of Contemporary Education: 8. The media; 9. Popular culture; 10. Technology; 11. Globalisation; Part IV. Philosophy and Mass Education: 12. Philosophy; 13. Ethics and the law; 14. Truth and postcolonialism; 15. Alternative education.
Making Sense of Mass Education provides an engaging and accessible analysis of traditional issues associated with mass education.
Gordon Tait is Professor in the Faculty of Education, Early Childhood and Inclusive Education at the Queensland University of Technology.