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- Created on: 11-06-19 12:57
Education teaches us all the same norms and values. This creates social solidarity and value consensus, ultimately creating social order.
The role of meritocracy:
1. Role allocation
2. Social order
The most talented can rise to the top (social mobility).
Davis and Moore
The primary role of education is to promote meritocracy. Creates a fair division of labour where roles are given out due to ability. This motivates society.
Principle of difference.
Principle of mobility.
Principle of Difference
People acknowledge the existence of differentiation in merit, talent, and aptitude. Have to accept the natural hierarchy, allowing the system to match most capable to most challenging.
Principle of Mobility
Competitive selection process enables people to rise and fall along with their accomplishments and failures.
Wilkinson and Pickett
Everyone in societyis disadvantaged and worse off when there is inequality.