What is the Marxist View on Education? Part 2

Published on 19th March 2019 by

What the Marxist View on Education? Part 2

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Who wrote 'Learning to Labour'?

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Who claims that the correspondence principle is no longer relevant?

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Norms and values pupils learn in school correspond to the norms and values which will make it easy for future capitalist employers to exploit them at work. What is this concept known as?

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Who wrote 'Pedagogy of Freedom'

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What is 'Fordism'?

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In the last video ‘What is the Marxist View on Education Part 1’ we explored Althusser’s Ideological State Apparatus, Correspondence Principle, the Hidden Curriculum and the Myth of Meritocracy. This video investigates an in-depth look at Paul Willis’ ‘Learning to Labour, Paulo Freire, reproduction of class inequality and a full evaluation of the Marxist perspective.

This video includes concepts and sociologists such as:

    • Paulo Freire
    • Unstructured interviews
    • Postmodernism and Marxists
    • Researching Class Inequality
    • Determinist view
    • Paul Willis
    • Pedagogy of Freedom

If you want further videos on the Marxist perspective’s view on education or more in-depth A-Level sociology videos on the sociology of education then just click the links on this page.

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