A Tribute to Basil Bernstein 1924-2000
Professor Basil Bernstein, who died in September 2000, was one of the Institute of Education’s most eminent scholars. In January 2001 the Institute held a memorial event to celebrate his life and work. This volume is a record of the tributes made on that day; with the various contributions reflecting the wide influence of Basil Bernstein’s work on sociology in general and sociology of education in particular.
Editor’s Foreword; PART 1 THY SYMPOSIUM: Basil Bernstein: A Celebration of his Life and Work—Programme of the Symposium at the Institute of Education on 19 January 2001; Introduction—Sir William Taylor; A Personal and Institutional Tribute to Basil Bernstein—Geoff Whitty; Basil Bernstein (1924-2000): Sociologist, Mentor and Friend—Alan R. Sadovnik; A Recital of Songs and Poems; Crossing Boundaries Between Disciplines: A Perspective on Basil Bernstein’s Legacy—Ana Maria Morais; The Legacy of Basil Bernstein—Paul Atkinson; Lunch-Time Toast—Sir William Taylor; On First Reading…--Stephen J. Ball; Thinking About Education and Power in Knowledge Societies: What Are the Implications of Contemporary Social Change?—Lynne Chisholm; Homage from Chile to Professor Basil Bernstein—Christian Cox, etal; Is There a ‘Social Device’? A Reflection on the Work of Basil Bernstein—Bill Hillier; An Application of Basil Bernstein’s Constructs of ‘Visible and Invisible Pedagogies’—Courtney B. Cazden; A Tribute—Gunther Kress; Bernstein’s Sociology of Pedagogy: A Feminist Tribute—Madeleine Arnot; Becoming a Researcher: Reflections on the Pedagogic Practices of Basil Bernstein—Andrew Brown; Elaborating Bernstein: The Great Sociologist and his Pedagogic Devices—Fred Inglis; Final Remarks—Julia Brannen; PART 2 LETTERS: From: Anna Frangoudaki; Lionel Elvin; P.A. Newsam; Mutsuko Tendo; PART 3 WRITTEN TRIBUTES: Recontextualizing Basil Bernstein—Michael W. Apple; Basil Bernstein—Julia Brannen; Remembering Basil Bernstein—Aaron V. Cicourel and Hugh Mehan; Bernstein and Vygotsky: Researching Socio-Institutional Effects in Socio-Cultural Theory—Harry Daniels; Basil Bernstein—Sara Delamont; The Importance of Basil Bernstein—Mario Dias; Basil Bernstein—Mary Douglas; Basil Bernstein: Prophet, Teacher, Friend—Paul Dowling; Sociological Imagination: A Tribute to Basil Bernstein—Tony Edwards; Bernstein and Catholicism: Relationships Visible and Invisible—Gerald Grace; Professor Basil Bernstein and the International Centre for Intercultural Studies—Jagdish Gundara and Robert Ferguson; Basil Bernstein—A.H. Halsey; Basil Bernstein, An Exceptional—Ruqaiya Hasan; For Basil—Janet Holland; Basil Bernstein—Dell Hymes; Professor Bernstein’s Legacy to Japan—Yoshiyuki Kudomi; Basil: A Personal Tribute—John Mace; Basil Bernstein and Social Theory—Rob Moore; Theory and Description: Bernstein and the Dynamics of Research—Gemma Moss; For Basil—Joe Muller; Four Things I Learnt from Basil Bernstein—Sally Power; Basil Bernstein: ‘A Sociology for the Transmission of Knowledges’—Parlo Singh; Basil Barnstein: A Tribute—Barbara Tizard; Basil Bernstein: An Australian Tribute—Geoff Williams; Basil Bernstein: A Personal Appreciation—Michael Young.