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THE NEW RIGHT AND EDUCATION.
NR is similar to functionalists ; they share the same ideals and
argue on what society should be like.
o NR are concerned that ideal is under threat.
NR ideals similar to functionalists:
o Believe that some are more naturally talented than others.
Agree that education should be meritocratic , more
incentive to work hard .
Education should socialize students into shared
values . Gives sense or national identity. British
o Believe in tradition. E.g. nuclear family best
to raise children. Mum housewife and dad is
NR influenced by neo liberalism:
o Political approach had significant influence on education
Conservative, new labor and coalition GOVT
implementing their ideas.
Neo liberalism argues that the state should not intervene with
o Should allow more freedom
GVMNTS should encourage competition and therefore
privatize state-run business.
Education should pass on shared culture.
o Ensure status quo is maintained and traditions remain.
Education should provide skills so families are self-sufficient.
o Male is breadwinner in family and main earner, should be
equipped by education.
NR are worried that education is not adequately preforming
WHY U SO WORRIED????
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Resulted in a inefficiency and lack of business initiative.
o Schools not trying hard enough and standards are
Schools know that they get unconditional
funding so there is no initiativeto improve.
Schools haven't given pupils the skills
they need for a job.
o Too many have ended up without a
job and on benefits.
It becomes a dependency
One major difference, NR don't think that the state can
run an efficient education system.Functionalism is more
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They will most likely rely on
State should impose competition structure.
Government org, encourages raising
standards and competition.
o Make sure schools pass on shared
culture, ensures good work ethic.
Chubb and Moe
o Private school children preform 5% better .
This is due to private schools answering to
To make state schools like private schools
marketization should be introduced.
o Its the introduction of market force ,
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