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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Open Preview See a Problem? What she established were two very different groups in the school, the jocks and the burnoutseach containing individuals with a mix of social class parental occupation, housing etc.
Penelope Eckert – High School Ethnography
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. Thanks for telling us about the problem. What did she find out?
What was she researching? Just a moment while we sign you in to buenouts Goodreads account. Paperbackpages. Social Categories and Identity in the High School.
I went into this book thinking that it would be dated. Anyone who works with kids should read this book, since it also discusses how the formation of these categories begins much before high jockx. The diagram below shows their key characteristics. Aubrey Vogel rated it liked it May 10, Sep 13, Jessica rated it liked it. Brad Thompson rated it it was amazing Oct 03, Michelle rated it liked it Apr 15, Acacia rated it really liked it Jul 11, So along came Eckert with the idea of the role of social practice.
Would znd expect the speech of the girl in the top picture to be greatly different from the speech bugnouts the boy in the bottom picture?
Jocks and Burnouts: Social Categories and Identity in the High School
Jessica rated it it was ok Sep 24, Mar 30, Dan Sharber rated it really liked it Shelves: Linguistic Variation as Social Practice: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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 jpcks to form identities that lead to future group membership long before they reach I went into this book thinking that it would be dated.
Carrie rated it really liked it Dec 30, Theresia rated it really liked it Feb 02, Jessica rated it liked it Jul 17, 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 bufnouts a name also used by such people to describe themselves.
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. Lauren rated it it was amazing Dec 10, Return to Book Page.
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Who do you think would be more polite and respectful towards others? 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.
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Kathy rated it liked it Oct 15, Beth Link rated it it was ok Oct 10, Carina rated it really liked it Apr 23, Want to Read saving…. To ask other readers questions about Jocks and Burnoutsplease sign up. So true so true on how high school prepares us for our social position as adults and how the class system becomes to identify us as young as our high school years. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Nov 05, Ryan John rated it it was amazing.