MARXIST THEORIES OF EDUCATION - SOCIOLOGY

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'Learning to Labour' 12 W/C Lads that belonged to counter school subculture
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Bowles & Gintis
Hidden curriculum - pupils learn informally to prepare for workplace & the correspondence principle - school mirrors the workplace
2 of 8
Althusser
W/C controlled by either the repressive state apparatus or ideological state apparatus
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A03 Willis
The hidden curriculum & correspondence principle are not always followed
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Marxist's View
Teaches youth to be obedient workers
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Repressive State Apparatus
Physical control - justice system & the military
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Ideological State Apparatus
Controls how W/C think. Dominant ideology is passed on (R/C pass ideas & beliefs). Through institutions such as the family, religion & education
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How is education an ISA?
Reproduces class inequality by failing generations of W/C pupils & legitimises class inequality by producing ideologies that prevents W/C pupils from questioning their subordinate position
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Bowles & Gintis

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Hidden curriculum - pupils learn informally to prepare for workplace & the correspondence principle - school mirrors the workplace

Card 3

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Althusser

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Card 4

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A03 Willis

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Card 5

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Marxist's View

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