1. Why is education functional to society in functionalists eyes?
- Education is secondary socialisation to children, it prepares them for the real world and life.
- Everyone learns and is taught in every society, therefore, educational must be functional.
- Education makes eager workers for the bourgeoisie.
- Education highlights the cracks in our society.
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2. What is the difference between a dual burden and a triple shift?
- Dual Burden: Women have to please their husband and children. Triple Shift: Women are used by men to do their shopping, cleaning and child-bearing.
- Dual Burden: Women are expected to produce babies and please men. Triple Shift: Women need to work three jobs to earn the same amount as their boyfriends/husbands.
- Dual Burden: Women are expected to do paid work and house work. Triple Shift: Women are expected to focus on children, the home and work.
- Dual Burden: Women have to please their husband and children. Triple Shift: Women are expected to focus on children, the home and work.
3. Post-modernist argue that there is such a diversity of jobs in post-modern society...
- Schools must teach lots of different skills and expertise.
- because of the increase and broadening of skills and expertise taught.
- Because of the bourgeoisie exploiting the proletariat.
- Schools should try to split their students into groups, less able and more able.
- Because of the lack of definition in schools.
4. Who came up with the organic analogy?
- Frederick Engels
- Howard Becker
- Emile Durkheim
- Karl Marx
5. Why do feminists disagree with current education?
- Because education favours the upper-class.
- It socialises girls into patriarchal norms and values and gives them skills to gain typical 'feminine' jobs.
- Because females and males are currently in seperate classes.
- Because education doesnt give the right skills to men and women individually.
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