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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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Kathy rated it liked it Oct 15, Sandra rated it liked it Mar 02, Want to Read saving…. Thanks for telling us jocls the problem. 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 burnokts form identities that lead to future jocos membership long before they reach high school. 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 Mocks went into this book thinking that it would be dated.

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Mar 30, Dan Sharber rated it really liked it Shelves: Homie WIZ rated it it was ok Mar 06, Randi Beth rated it liked it Sep 29, S state of Michigan. Odile rated it really liked it Jul 23, Social Categories and Identity in the High School. Brad Thompson rated jock it was amazing Oct 03, Penelope Eckert is a professor of Linguistics at Stanford University.

Lauren rated it it was amazing Dec 10, Detroit, in the U. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. What did she find out?

Jocks and Burnouts: Social Categories and Identity in the High School by Penelope Eckert

Books by Penelope Eckert. Meghan rated it did not like it Jan 18, Would you expect the topic of conversation to be about school in a negative or positive way? What was she researching?

Scott Nelson rated it really liked it May 20, The concepts of class divide and privilege are also explored, and so many times I found myself saying “that’s so true” and thinking about the implications that the conclusions mentioned in this book have for jocos world beyond high school. So, if you and someone else you know play football together, you are sharing a social practice.

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? I feel like I did a bad job of reviewing this book, byrnouts as an educator and someone who finds sociological studies to be interesting, I can’t recommend it enough.

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Aubrey Vogel rated it liked it May 10, Beth Link rated it it was ok Oct 10, Linguistic Variation as Social Practice: What Eckert did in her research was define groups in terms of the social practices the speakers engaged in. To ask other readers questions about Jocks and Burnoutsplease jcoks up.

Carrie rated it really liked it Dec 30, So true so true on how high school prepares us for our social burnuts as adults and how the class system becomes to identify us as young as our high school years. Sep 13, Jessica rated it liked it. Nov 22, Andrew Valderas rated it really liked it.

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

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. Eckert shows how the school’s institutional environment fosters the formation of opposed class cultures in the student population, which in turn serve as a social tracking system.

Trivia About Jocks and Burnout So along came Eckert burnluts the idea of the role of social practice.