Education - it's functions

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Bourdieu
Working class duped into accepting their failures.
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Bourdieu and Passerson
Cultural capital theory - Curriculum suits middle class students.
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Shultz and Becker
'Human capital' - Economic growth (investment in skills)
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Osler and Starkey
Citizenship alienates children.
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Bowles and Gintis
Success is not based entirely on intellectual ability, those who conform do well.
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Bowles and Gintis
Correspondence theory, the work place and school very similar.
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Durkheim
Education helps the economy.
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Brown
Modern buisnesses need shared creativity and teamwork. - Exams does not develop these skills.
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Althusser
Disagrees that the main function if education is the transmission of common values.
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Parsons
Recognized by social significance of education - Forms a bridge between family and wider society.
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Cultural capital theory - Curriculum suits middle class students.

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'Human capital' - Economic growth (investment in skills)

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Citizenship alienates children.

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Success is not based entirely on intellectual ability, those who conform do well.

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