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The ideological state apparatus
Maintain the rule of the bourgeoisie by controlling peoples ideas values and beliefs
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Super structure
A developed structure
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Capitalism
A social system that believes in the individual rights in society
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The repressive state apparatus
Maintain the rule of bourgeoisie (ruling class) by force e.g the police, courts, army
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Conformity
A change in the behavior of a minority to fit the majority
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What is Marxism
Belief that a capitalist society is split into two classes, the ruling class and the working class. The ruling class are at the top of the society hierarchy and exert power over the working class.
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Main functions of education Marxist
Reproduce inequalities and social relations of capitalist society, It serves to legitimate these inequalities through the myth of meritocracy, Reward conformity and teaches to accept capitalist society
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Meritocracy
government or the holding of power by people selected according to merit.
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Shop floor culture
Sees manual work as superior and intellectual work as inferior
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