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Chapter_9

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Sociology
Course
SOC100
Professor
A L L
Semester
Fall

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CHAPTER 9 – EDUCATION Capital Expansionism ­ After 1975: forms of economic production in economic sphere changed –  reduced corporate taxation. ­ Reductions in education funding. Video: “Captive Audience: Advertising in Classrooms” ­ Questions to consider: o What is the “Shadow Curriculum”?  Marketing scheme that goes along formally with an educational  curriculum (Subtle marketing and advertising that goes along  with education). o Is there a difference between explicit advertising in schools and  product placement in textbook exercises? How are they different? Discipline & Evaluation  ­ Discipline is key to the education system – part of the Hidden Curriculum. o The unstated, unofficial agenda of school system authorities o Primary School: Discipline the body o Secondary School: Increased focus on cognitive discipline  (disciplining the mind) Docile Body ­ Foucalt (1977): Docile Bodies o Group that has be ‘conditioned’ through a specific set of procedures  and practices to behave precisely that way authorities want it to o Produced through disciplinary control:  Hierarchical observation  Normalizing judgment  The examination Cultural Capital ­ Cultural Capital (Pierre Bourdieu) o Reflects the reproduction of the class structure, mostly through  difference in consumptions patterns and taste. o Given the upper classes advantages in education. Example of the Reproduction of Class Structure ­ Jean Anyon: o “Social Class and the Hidden Curriculum of Work” o Ethnographic study of five elementary schools in New Jersey in 1978­ 79 o Daily schoolwork, parents’ occupations. ­ Results: o Working Class Schools  Following the steps of a procedure; mechanical; rote behavior;  little choice. o Middle­Class Schools  Follow the directions; but some figuring, some choice, some  decision making. o Affluent Professional Schools  Creative activities; independence; asked to express and apply  ideas and concepts. o Executive Elite Schools  Develop analytical intellectual powers; reason through a  problem; logically sounds products and of top aca
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