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  • Sociopedagogics 2000
  • Pretorius JWM
  • ISBN: 9780627023408
  • eISBN: N/A
  • ePub ISBN: N/A
  • 407 Pages | Published: 1998

This comprehensive publication examines the family, school and society from a sociopedagogical perspective. Some of the relevant topics that are discussed in detail are:

The family

  • family dynamics, functions and types
  • the vulnerabilty of the modern family
  • the educational errors and relationship disturbances

The school

  • responsibilities, e.g. socialisation in and through the school
  • educational communication in the class and lesson situations
  • environmental deprivation and compensatory education
  • multicultural education


  • structural and dynamic characteristics
  • social evils, e.g. abuse of drugs and alcohol, juvenile delinguency, adolescent suicide, satanism and child abuse

Sociopedagogics 2000 is an essential reference book for all those involved in education. 

Chapter 1. Sociopedagogics as a science
Chapter 2. A sociopedagogic perspective on the family
Chapter 3. The school in sociopedagogical perspective
Chapter 4. Multicultural education
Chapter 5. The socialisation of the pupil in the school situation
Chapter 6. Social aspects of the classroom situation
Chapter 7. Guidelines for educational communication in the lesson situation
Chapter 8. Society in sociopedagogical perspective
Chapter 9. The abuse of drugs and alcohol
Chapter 10. Juvenile delinquency
Chapter 11. Milieu deprevation
Chapter 12. Adolescent suicide
Chapter 13. Satanism
Chapter 14. Child abuse
Chapter 15. Child rearing errors and relatonship disturbances in the family

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