Jocks and Burnouts: Social Categories and Identity in the High School [Penelope Eckert] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Jocks and Burnouts In all of these schools, there was a hegemonic opposition between two social categories, referred to as jocks and burnouts. The jocks are. “Jocks and Burnouts: Social Categories and Identity in the High School” will be of particular interest to educators, sociologists, and anthropologists. By virtue of.
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Jocks and Burnouts: Social Categories and Identity in the High School by Penelope Eckert
No trivia or quizzes yet. To ask other readers questions about Jocks and Burnoutsplease sign up. Jul 22, Jerry rated it really liked it Shelves: Odile rated it really liked it Jul 23, A couple of conclusions that the book reaches is that family background does not necessarily dictate membership in either group, and importantly for myself as a teacher, students begin to form identities that lead to future group membership long before they reach I went into this book thinking that it would be dated.
Michelle Zanetti rated it liked it Jul 27, Carina rated it really liked it Apr 23, Meghan rated it did not like it Jan 18, On the surface, it covers the evolution of two polarized social groups in high schools. I’d also say that anyone who has kids of their own should also read it, as the book also logically concludes that parental behaviors affect youth identity creation.
Randi Beth rated it liked it Sep 29, Would you expect the speech of the girl in the top picture to be greatly different from the speech of the boy in the bottom picture? Beth Link rated it it was ok Oct 10, Kellie Sullivan rated it really liked it Dec 17, Jessica rated it it was ok Sep 24, I went into this book thinking that it would be dated.
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The book avoids assigning value judgments to being a jock or a burnout, and while reading, I found myself identifying and sympathizing more with the burnouts, although I wouldn’t have considered myself a member of either group when I was in high school Eckert calls these people “in-betweens”, which apparently was a name also used by ajd people to describe themselves.
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This ethnographic study of adolescent social structure in a Michigan high school provides a brilliant new perspective on class-based reactions between individual students and the school.
Lauren rated it it was amazing Dec 10, Scott Nelson rated it really liked it May 20, S state of Michigan. So, if you and someone else you know play football together, you are sharing a social practice. Social Categories and Identity in the High School.
What was she researching? A couple of conclusions anf the book reaches is that family background does not necessarily dictate membership in either group, and importantly for myself as a teacher, students begin to form identities that lead to future group membership long before they reach high school.
Sandra rated it liked it Mar 02, The diagram below shows their key jpcks. Amy rated it really liked it Jul 21, Nov 22, Andrew Valderas rated it really liked it.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. So along came Eckert with the idea of the role of social practice. Julio Alicea rated it really liked it Aug 24, Open Preview See a Problem?
Sep 13, Jessica rated jjocks liked it. The burnouts were quite the opposite of the jocks, choosing not to become involved and interactive with the goings-on of the school and engaging in rebellious behaviour.
Jocks and Burnouts: Social Categories and Identity in the High School
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