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Functionalism says education has three functions that help society, what are these?
1) Education teaches the skills needed in work and by the economy.
2) Education sifts and sorts people for the appropriate jobs. This is called the allocation function.
3) Education plays a part in secondary socialisation, passing on core values.
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Author: Lex26
Main topic: Social Studies
Topic: Education
Published: 07.04.2010




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