Lecture slides and notes 04.03.08

Lecture slides and notes 04.03.08 - – Self-fulfilling...

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Education Functionalist perspective Manifest (intended) functions Teaching of knowledge and skills Transmission of cultural values Integration of students into a whole Gatekeeping for occupations/professions
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Functionalist perspective (cont.) Former latent (unintended) functions of education that are now manifest functions Child care Sex education Health promotion and nutrition education
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Latent function Racial integration
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Conflict perspective - How schools help to maintain social inequality Hidden curriculum IQ testing Funding
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Symbolic interactionist perspective
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Unformatted text preview: – Self-fulfilling prophecy • Problems in education – Mediocrity • Grade inflation • Easier SAT • Social promotion • Poor reading and writing skills • Problems in education (cont.) – Violence • Functionalist perspective – Functions – Social solidarity / cohesion – Guidance for daily life – Help in coping with life’s problems • Functionalist perspective – Dysfunctions – Persecution – War – Terrorism • Conflict perspective – Opium of the people – Support of social inequalities • Symbolic interactionist perspective – Religious symbols – Rituals – Beliefs...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course SOC 1101 taught by Professor Ruddiman during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Tech.

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Lecture slides and notes 04.03.08 - – Self-fulfilling...

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