Unit Five Education 1 - Unit Five Education Education the social institution through which society provides its members with important knowledge form

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Unit Five: Education Education – the social institution through which society provides its members with important knowledge “form follows function” – capitalist societies in which all institutions (including family) will be made to support the economic system. How the economic system functions determines how the other institutions are set up Educates with basics: literacy, numeracy, social aspect Education is not needed or highly presence in low income societies Functions of Schooling - Integration - Promotion of social solidarity - Socialization - Schooling is a means of social control (holding tank for young when labor options are minimal) - Provides a cultural lifeline between social stage - Integrates different ethnic groups - Helps people gain improves statuses - Agent of social control The Rise of Schooling o 130 years of universal mandatory education – original purpose was to create social control (not about educating us) o
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