||Introduction / Carlos Alberto Torres and Theodore R. Mitchell. -- Education and the reproduction of class, gender, and race: responding to the postmodern challenge / Raymond A. Morrow and Carlos Alberto Torres. -- The sociology of knowledge and the sociology of education: Michel Foucault and critical traditions / Thomas S. Popkewitz. -- Becoming right: education and the formation of conservative movements / Michael W Apple and Anita Oliver. -- Social closure, professional domination, and the new middle strata: rethinking credentialist theories of education / Raymond A. Morrow and Carlos Alberto Torres. -- Critical pedagogy as performative practice: memories of whiteness / Henry A. Giroux. -- Tracking, detracking, and the politics of educational reform: a sociological perspective / Amy Stuart Wells and Jeannie Oakes. -- Structuring college opportunities: a cross-case analysis of organizational cultures, climates, and habiti / Patricia M. Mcdonough. -- Critical race theory: marginality and the experience of color in higher education / Daniel G. Solorzano and Octavio Villalpando. -- Historical perspectives on class and race in education; the case of school reform in the new south, 1890-1910 / Theodore R. Mitchell. -- From Soweto to the South Bronx: African Americans and colonial education in the United States / Gloria Ladson-Billings.