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Functionalists views on purpose of education - Durkheim
Social Solidarity – Functionalist; to bind members of society together – this creates social unity and solidarity.
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Functionalists views on purpose of education - Durkheim continued
Therefore like the family, education is seen as functional prerequisite because it passes on the culture of a society particularly its core values.
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Functionalists views on purpose of education - Davis and Moore
Role Allocation - Functionalists; social stratification is an effective role allocation and performance, all roles must be filled by those best able to perform them.
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Functionalists views on purpose of education continued - Davis and Moore
necessary training for jobs must be undertaken and roles performed well by those with the highest ability to do so, positions of high day-to-day responsibility are most functionally significant.
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Functionalists views on purpose of education - Parsons
Secondary Socialisation & Meritocracy – Functionalist; education is a key component of the social body, just like the heart is integral to the functioning of the human body.
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Functionalists views on purpose of education continued - Parsons
, education is fundamental to the health of the social body. It does this by passing on culture, secondary socialisation, creates universalistic values, provides training for future roles and allows for upwards social mobility.
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Therefore like the family, education is seen as functional prerequisite because it passes on the culture of a society particularly its core values.

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Role Allocation - Functionalists; social stratification is an effective role allocation and performance, all roles must be filled by those best able to perform them.

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necessary training for jobs must be undertaken and roles performed well by those with the highest ability to do so, positions of high day-to-day responsibility are most functionally significant.

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