More Resources from Discovering Sociology


Education Introduction

This topic is therefore useful as it allows students to apply, what can sometimes be quite abstra...

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Class and Education

The material provided in the ‘subcultures’ section above has links to social class...

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Correspondence Principle

The correspondence principle was proposed by Bowles and Gintis and is the suggestion that educ...

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Current Party Positions on Education

It is important for Sociology students to be aware of contemporary issues in society by reading a...

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Ethnicity & Education

The DfES, amongst others, have conducted surveys into the attainment of different ethnic groups i...

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Feminism

Like Marxists, Feminists take a conflict view of society here the conflict exists between men ...

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Functionalism

Functionalists adopt a consensus view of society, that is, one based on harmony and agreement ...

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Gender and Schooling

Sue Sharpe’s classic study ‘Just Like A Girl’ can be used to introduce the n...

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Marxism

Marxists take a conflict view of education and argue that it operates as an ideological tool. ...

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New Right

For the New Right, the purpose of education is to promote drive, enterprise and initiative in ...

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Subcultures in Education

A school subculture can be described as a group of pupils who share similar behaviours and views ...

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What is the role of education?

In this RSA video (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce), Si...

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Race and Education

This collection of documents (see link below) presents a sample of the British Library’s archi...

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