About the Author
Alan R. Sadovnik is Professor of Education at Adelphi University. He received his B.A. in Sociology from Queens College of the City University of New York, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from New York University. He is the author of Equity and Excellence in Higher Education: The Decline of a Liberal Educational Reform (Peter Lang, 1994), editor of Knowledge and Pedagogy: The Sociology of Basil Bernstein, coeditor of Exploring Society, the International Handbook of Educational Reform and Implementing Educational Reform, and coauthor of Exploring Education.