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Davis & Moore
education selects talented individuals and allocates them to the most important roles in society.
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Durkheim
Social Solidarity: social cohesion based on dependence individuals have on each other in advanced societies
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Parsons
Meritocracy: equality in education (everyone sits the same exam)
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Gerwitz & Ball
school competition help MC who use culture and economy to go to better schools
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Althusser
Not possible for a class to hold state power unless/until it exercises it's dominance over ideological state apparatus
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Willis
Challenges myth of meritocracy because capitalism can't work without a workforce that is willing to accept exploitation
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Bowles & Gintis
Schools encourage students to become submissive and compliant workers by rewarding students
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Fordist
1st to introduce it capitalism needs many low skilled workers willing to put up with alienating anapaestic work on mass production
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Post Fordist
requires a skilled workforce able to transfer skills from one specialist task to another
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Torres & Morrow
See class division of low importance and society has changed
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Bowles & Gintis
see education as a simple method of indoctrination into the myth of meritocracy
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Bernstein
cultural and material deprivation
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Flaherty
money problems = factor in younger children's non-attendance
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Howard
WC children have low energy = weak immune system meaning absence
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Bull
costs of free school equals lack of financial support equals poor children have to miss out on experience and equipment
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Mortimore & Whitty
material inequalities have greater affect on achievement than school factors
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Becker
teachers judge students on how closely they fit into an ideal pupil
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Rist
Tablesetting
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Lacey
Love a stream pupils form or join anti-school subcultures because school deprived of status hierarchy
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Ball
when the school abolished banding basis for pupils anti-school subcultures declined but differentiation increased
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Gillborn & Youdell
educational triage school sifts and sorts into: pass maybe hopeless
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Ball
School spent more money on marketing themselves to middle-class often at the expense of standing on special-needs Ivory
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Sharpe
Girls view themselves more career orientated than in the 70s
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Byrne
teachers encourage boys to be tough and sure initiative well girls I expect to be quiet and helpful
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Browne & Ross
children's beliefs of gender domains are shaped by early experiences and expectations of adults
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Leonard
compare to mixed schools girls in only school more likely to take maths and science A-levels and boy only more likely to take English
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