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Emile Durkheim
Believed in functionalism, saw society as a set of independent parts that maintain a system, but each part has a different function, much like a human body.
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Karl Marx
Marx is a socialist, says after modern industry, society split between middle class (bourgeoisie) and modern working class(proletariat), that next working class would take over, should make a socialist society of revolutionary workers.
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Talcott Parsons
Theory of complementarity argues that the social differentiation between male and female roles is functionally necessary for social cohesion and survival. “Education acts as a bridge between home and work”
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Bowles and Gintis
Believe the education system reproduces an obedient workforce that accepts inequality.
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Correspondence Principle
Schools are structured to mirror the workplace thus preparing students for future exploitation. Examples are: Schools are made to have a hierarchical sense, and also the norms and values are the same/very similar.
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Myth of Meritocracy
The idea that meritocracy doesn't actually exist and not all people have the same chance of getting to the top e.g. Alan Sugar / Royal Family.
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Paul Willis
Studied 12 working class 'lads' who formed a group of non-conformists to the school system, although that prepared them for the world of work by making it so they didn't get the grades to get a good job, and they ended up doing manual work e.g. work
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Marx is a socialist, says after modern industry, society split between middle class (bourgeoisie) and modern working class(proletariat), that next working class would take over, should make a socialist society of revolutionary workers.

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Theory of complementarity argues that the social differentiation between male and female roles is functionally necessary for social cohesion and survival. “Education acts as a bridge between home and work”

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Believe the education system reproduces an obedient workforce that accepts inequality.

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Schools are structured to mirror the workplace thus preparing students for future exploitation. Examples are: Schools are made to have a hierarchical sense, and also the norms and values are the same/very similar.

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