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Education

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Department
Sociology
Course
Sociology 2140
Professor
Cathy Thorpe
Semester
Fall

Description
Lecture 18March 12 2012 Education Education seen as important for socializationFunctionalist o Sorts individuals into various categories o Provides child care o Maintains and instills valued normsConflict o Some symptoms like unemployment and poverty can be pointed back to educational system saying that it is not doing a good enough job o Canadian schools have needed to revise its educational system to incorporate minoritiesValues multiculturalism o Highlights class positionSocial class structure tends to reemphasis thisEducational opportunities are not necessarily equally accessible to all o Educational system values capitalism conformity dominant groups beliefs o Sociocultural conflictSee that is minorities needs are not being addressedAcademic curriculum impacts what we learn and know about social justiceSymbolic interactionist o See how other institutions affect the educational institution o Micro levelteacherstudent relations ways in which educational system may encourage or unencourage selfesteemAffects how students perform expectationsF
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