fucntionalist four key functions

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  • functionalism four key functions
    • role allocation and meritocracy DAVIS & MOORE- those with degrees earn 85% more however Marxist say not meritocratic and private schools benefit the rich
    • Teaching skills necessary for work DURKHEIM- more work focused- vocational qualifications however postmodernist say teaching to test kills creativity
    • teaching core values (particularisatic  and universalistic values) PARSONS-exclusions and truancy rates are low
    • create social solidarity DURKHEIM-  subjects such as PSHE promote solidarity however ignores negative sides of education e.g bullying


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