Bowles and Gintis - Correspondence theory.

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  • Bowles & Gintis -    Correspondence theory
    • The education system corresponds with the working world.
    • Channels children into low paid jobs.
    • 4 key features.
      • Subservient workforce - obey the hierarchy/follow orders.
      • Acceptance of hierarchy - accept authority figures.
      • Motivation by external rewards - motivated by the end result e.g. money
      • Eduction is class orientated.

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