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Sociology
Course Code
SOCA02H3
Professor
Malcolm Mac Kinnon

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Education
Secularization: religious institutions used to control education. Religion
monopolized education. Education is critical secondary education of
socialization
Mass-education: relatively wealthy countries.
Education: 300 years ago, most were literate
100 years ago: majority never attended school
1950: 10% of the worlds countries had system of compulsory mass education
Does education lead to equality or inequality? Watson and prick (DNA
guys) decoded DNA, (double helix name of book) took place in universities
and led to the creation of genetic companies. The economy also influences
education.
See slide 6
Functionalism approach to education-see slide 7
Education is competitive
The functional approach St simon
Conflict Perspectives: stress economic behaviours prevent people from
getting an education. Many jobs require academic credentials.
They say people who dont have cultural capital are placed at a disadvantage.
The conflict people argue that they are unfair because it promotes inequality.
This comes from Karl Marx and neo-Marxist.
Education because of unequal preparation=unequal access (social inequality)
See Slide 9
Education attainment: number of years of schooling
Education is function(makes a contribution to social survival, stability etc)
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In tradition societies, (non-literate societies tribal) information, knowledge is
transmitted by the family and tribe. As societies become more scientific and
technological.
Knowledge society thesis* -> As they become more scientific and technological
(more complex) the division of labour increases and school and formal education
becomes more important. The family cant provide you with the information you need
to operate in this type of society
The family cant provide you with the information you need to operate in this
kind of society
Specialized education institutions properly socialize people for adult roles in
modern complex societies.
Primary school: Reading, Righting, and Rhythmatic (literacy, and numeracy)
Secondary school focuses on primary education. More academic education.
It is specialized in a practical education.
The formal curriculum. Many people overlook the informal curriculum(hidden
curriculum)
Hidden curriculum is implicit, latent and transmits cultural values, beliefs,
and norms.
Schools encourage good behaviour and discourage bad behaviour.
Schools teach sociability. They teach discipline and punctuality. Schools also
teach motivation, long-range planning, hard work. You need to be future
oriented and achievement oriented.
Schools teach that some people are better suited to better topics than others.
Everyone is treated alike. There is no ascription. Everything is based on
performance or meritocracy.
Deferred Graphication: people learn to defer (put off)
Schools try to stimulate intellectual inquiry. Schools and education stimulate
critical thinking which leads to critical ideas.
When you go to community college everything is straightforward. A specific
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Education Secularization: religious institutions used to control education. Religion monopolized education. Education is critical secondary education of socialization Mass-education: relatively wealthy countries. Education: 300 years ago, most were literate 100 years ago: majority never attended school 1950: 10% of the worlds countries had system of compulsory mass education Does education lead to equality or inequality? Watson and prick (DNA guys) decoded DNA, (double helix name of book) took place in universities and led to the creation of genetic companies. The economy also influences education. See slide 6 Functionalism approach to education-see slide 7 Education is competitive The functional approach St simon Conflict Perspectives: stress economic behaviours prevent people from getting an education. Many jobs require academic credentials. They say people who dont have cultural capital are placed at a disadvantage. The conflict people argue that they are unfair because it promotes inequality. This comes from Karl Marx and neo-Marxist. Education because of unequal preparation=unequal access (social inequality) See Slide 9 Education attainment: number of years of schooling Education is function(makes a contribution to social survival, stability etc) www.notesolution.com
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