Education - Marx view

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Who gave the theory of a state apparatus
Althusser - IDEOLOGICAL and REGRESSIVE
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What is the IDEOLOGICAL state apparatus
It is a way of the ruling class to control peoples ideas, values and beliefs - through religion, media and education.
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What is the REGRESSIVE state apparatus
Another mechanism of controlling peoples views, through police, army and courts.
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What are the two main beliefs of Bowles and Gintis in relation to education
1. the myth of meritocracy: education is not equal as it reproduces class and racial inequalities 2. correspondence principle: schools mirror the structure found at work
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The correspondence principle works through what Marxist idea?
The hidden curriculum
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Give 3 examples of what is in the hidden curriculum
1. punctuality 2. obedience 3. accepting authority
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What do Marxists say the hidden curriculum teaches?
It teaches working class children their place in society - to be exploited workers.
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Which is the main Marxist in the view of education
BOWLES and GINTIS
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How do Feminists criticise Marxist views?
Feminists feel that Marxists over emphasise class inequality in schools but ignore the patriarchal inequalities that women face in education.
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How do Post Modernists criticise Marxists AND Funcs?
They suggest Marxism (and Funcs) are outdated concepts as they claims society has changed and advanced and so much that we don't live in the same times that Marx and Funcs suggest.
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Give a Feminist view on how education promotes patriarchy
Girls are taught to be submissive and well behaved while boys are allowed to express their dominance.
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