Definitions for topic: the role of the education system

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social solidarity
social unity
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specialised devision of labour
a labour force with a large number of specialised occupations
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value concensus
an agreement about major values of society
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individual achievement
achieving success as an individual rather than as a member of group
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equality of opportunity
a system in which every person has an equal chance of success
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role allocation
the system of allocating people to roles which suit their aptitudes and capabilities
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Ruling class ideology
a false picture of society which justifies the position of the ruling and subject class
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correspondence theory
a theory which show similarity between two things and suggests they're casually related. e.g. school and work - the requirements of the workplace shape what goes on in the classroom
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social reproduction
the reproduction of new generations of workers with the skills and attitudes required for their roles in capitalist society
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counter-school culture
a rejection of the norms and values of the school and their replacement with anti-school norms and values
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a labour force with a large number of specialised occupations

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specialised devision of labour

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an agreement about major values of society

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achieving success as an individual rather than as a member of group

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a system in which every person has an equal chance of success

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