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Topics: Sociology, Education, Hierarchy Pages: 3 (1002 words) Published: April 24, 2014
Functionalists view: This is because within the school environment, there’s an organisational hierarchy structure, just as you will find in a workplace with teachers and head teachers having more authority than students and telling them what to do. Furthermore, a particular standard must be met in terms of grades and uniform in order to stay in school and build the school a good reputation. The hard work a student will put into school will be rewarded by qualifications which will be a great advantage for future use when looking for a job; this is similar to receiving money as a reward for working hard in the workplace. This prepared students for the world of work. Secondary socialization in the school environment allows you learn the norms and values of authority figures Furthermore, students only take on further the subjects they are good at and will achieve higher grades in and therefore this helps narrow down the industry/job role the student will work in when older. Functionalists view: This is because within the school environment, there’s an organisational hierarchy structure, just as you will find in a workplace with teachers and head teachers having more authority than students and telling them what to do. Furthermore, a particular standard must be met in terms of grades and uniform in order to stay in school and build the school a good reputation. The hard work a student will put into school will be rewarded by qualifications which will be a great advantage for future use when looking for a job; this is similar to receiving money as a reward for working hard in the workplace. This prepared students for the world of work. Secondary socialization in the school environment allows you learn the norms and values of authority figures Furthermore, students only take on further the subjects they are good at and will achieve higher grades in and therefore this helps narrow down the industry/job role the student will work in when older. Functionalists view:...
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