Functionalism & Education

Sociology A2

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  • Created on: 08-01-09 10:23
Who argues the main function of education is to transmit norms & values?
Emile Durkheim
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In what three ways are these norms & values transmitted?
Social Solidarity, Social Rules, Division of Labour
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What does the education system promote?
value consensus
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Is functionalism a structural theory?
True
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Who compared society to a body?
Emile Durkheim
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Who said the education system socialised children into universalistic values rather than particularistic values?
Emile Durkeim
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Who developed and reinforced Durkheims views?
Talcott Parsons
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What was the first thing Parsons argued? Key function in society 1..
Socialisation & Cultural Transmission
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What is the 2nd key function in society?
Education acts as a bridge between family & role allocation - ascribed status & achieved status
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In what three ways are these norms & values transmitted?

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Is functionalism a structural theory?

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jusna

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im sure number 5 is talcott parsons ...im so sure ...........

Manisha

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I think number 6 is Parsons

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