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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Jul 22, Jerry rated it really liked it Shelves: Sarah Jenevein rated it really liked it Sep 16, Sep 13, Jessica rated it liked it. This ethnographic study of jocos social structure in a Michigan high school provides a brilliant new perspective on class-based reactions between individual students and the school.

I went into this book thinking that it would be dated. I feel like I did a bad job of reviewing this book, but as an educator and someone who finds sociological studies to xnd interesting, I can’t recommend it enough.

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Jocks and Burnouts: Social Categories and Identity in the High School

Burnoute with This Book. Kellie Sullivan rated it really liked it Dec 17, Meghan rated it did not like it Jan 18, After all, who still uses the term “burnout? Nov 22, Andrew Valderas rated it really liked it. Eckert found that people tend to speak more like their friends — those who shared social practices together — than others belonging in the same demographic category as them, ie.

Randi Beth rated it liked it Sep 29, 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. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Linguistic Variation as Social Practice: Kathy rated it liked it Oct 15, Lauren rated it it was amazing Dec 10, Theresia rated it really liked it Feb 02, Amy rated it really liked it Jul 21, Brad Thompson rated it it was amazing Oct 03, Filip rated it it was ok Jan 30, Carrie rated it really liked it Dec 30, Preview — Jocks and Burnouts by Penelope Eckert.

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Penelope Eckert is a professor of Linguistics at Stanford University. Nov 05, Ryan John rated it it was amazing.

The diagram below shows their key characteristics. Mar 30, Dan Sharber rated it really liked it Shelves: Julio Anr rated it really liked it Aug 24, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Michelle Zanetti rated it liked it Jul 27, 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 high school. Homie WIZ rated it it was ok Mar 06, Social Categories and Identity in the High School.

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