The role of education - Marxism

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  • The role of education - Marxism
    • Althusser
      • Education reproduces class inequality by transmitting it from generation to generation by failing the working class
      • School legitimates class inequality by producing ideologies that disguise its true cause - that they deserve their lower position in society for the rest of their life
    • Bowels and Gintis: schooling in capitalists
      • Capitalist schools try to reproduce an obedient work force that will accept inequality
      • It does not foster personal development and instead distorts it


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