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Thus, a child born in the family of a carpenter used to learn the skills of the trade informally from the members of his family. Industrial societies have become highly specialised and complex, calling for skills of a very high order. Complex division of labour, which is the defining feature of an industrial society, tends to strengthen social cohesion. This he calls organic solidarity. Industrial society is thus knit together by value consensus and a specialised division of labour which makes interdependence a condition for survival. Fourth, the object of education, as defined by Durkheim, is “to awaken and develop in the child those physical, intellectual and

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