Test 3 -- education chapter reading and packet articles -- Spring 2008

Test 3 -- education chapter reading and packet articles -- Spring 2008

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Test 3 Study Guide -- Education (first half of chapter 14 and two articles) Introduction to Sociology ONLINE In low-income societies, to whom is formal schooling available? What does the Greek root of the word school mean? With regard to formal schooling, what trait do low-income countries have in common? What greatly limits educational opportunities for children in India? How has patriarchy impacted education in India? In Japan, what do the early grades concentrate on teaching? What role do Japan’s rigorous and competitive exams play in their educational system? How do many Japanese students prepare for their entrance exams? In what fields do Japanese students outperform students from around the world? In what country does the largest share of the adult population have a university degree? 1
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manifest functions of schooling? What are the latent functions of schooling? What does the functionalist view of education overlook? How does Jane Elliot’s experiment with elementary school children show the power of stereotyping and self- fulfilling prophecies? According to the conflict theorists, how does education cause and perpetuate inequality? What do Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis point out about the call for public education in the late 19th century? What is tracking ? What is the educational justification for tracking? What do the critics of tracking, people such as Jonathon Kozol, say?
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2009 for the course SOC 31540 taught by Professor Kalynalesyna during the Spring '08 term at Palomar.

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