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FEMINISIM AND EDUCATION.


Conflict perspective like Marxism
Don't believe that key conflict is class but gender
They argue society is patriarchal
o Its male dominated and controlled.

Education preforms functions of society
Only works in interests of a group of dominant men
Feminists support change to challenge patriarchy
Feminists disagree…

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SPECIALIST SKILLS

Education system passes on gendered skills
o Boys are taught skills to preform the instrumental role
Usually main earners in family.


Postmodernists.
o This idea is outdated.
Boys and girls have choicewithin education
They can learn whatever skills are suited to them
o Gender no longer barrier .…

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