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What is Parsons view?
Parsons describes school as a bridge between the family and adult roles of society. Schools pass on a universal value of achievement. Parsons says that education selects children into appropriate roles because it's meritocratic. He agrees with Durkheim that education helps to make people agree about norms and values.
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Author: Lex26
Main topic: Social Studies
Topic: Education
Published: 07.04.2010




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