Sociology - Neo Marxism and Feminism views

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What are some examples of Willis' counter school subculture?
Lads felt superior to their teachers and conformist students (referred to as ear oles), attached little/no value to work , did everything could to avoid lessons and couldn't wait to leave school into the male adult world of manual work
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What was Willis' conclusions?
Education system is failing to produce ideal compliant workers for the capitalist system. Lads were far from obedient and docile - paradoxically well prepared for manual work
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What are the feminist views?
hidden curriculum reinforces gender differences, men dominate top positions in education, different subjects and canalisation
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What was the key aims of conservative educational policies (1979 - 1997)?
Marketisation (raising standards - compete for custoemrs in free+open market), parentocracy (Parents select most succesful schools rather than stick with local), privatization (private companies compete to provide services to make profit)
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Education system is failing to produce ideal compliant workers for the capitalist system. Lads were far from obedient and docile - paradoxically well prepared for manual work

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