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What two things did Emile Durkheim argue were the functions of education?

Social Solidarity

Specialist Skill

What did Parsons argue about education?

Bridge between family and wider society

Introduction to meritocracy

How does Dennis Wrong criticise functionalists ?

Over socialised view

What did Davis and Moore argue about education?

Role allocation - most talented people get the most important jobs

‘Sifting and sorting’

How does Wolf criticise Durkheim?

1/3 of 16 - 19 year olds are on courses that do not lead to higher education or good jobs

How does Tumin criticise Davis and Moore?

Circular argument

why is a job highly paid? because it’s important.

why is a job important? because it’s highly paid

How does Wrong criticise functionalism?

overly socialised view of people