Week 3: Culture Revisited and Education
Week 3: Culture Revisited and Education SOC-S100
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Week 3 Culture Revisited 13115 303 PM A Parsonian Functionalism 1 Culture is the values that orient individual action 2 Led to culture of poverty arguments and the subsequent decline of culture within social science 3 The persistence over time B Culture 20 Swiidler and Geertz 1 Culture is the means for formulating action as opposed to the ends towards which action is oriented 2 We give different cultural values and norms 3 Compare with cultural capital 0 The meanings we give to different cultural values and norms 13115 303 PM 13115 303 PM WEEK 3 Lecture Notes 13115 302 PM I WHAT ROLE DOES EDUCATION PLAY A Four Theories 1 Conflict Theory 2 Functionalist Theory 3 Rationalization 4 Symbolic interact IIAGENTS OF SOCIALIZATION 1 The process of learning the norms and values of a group which provides an individual with the skills and habits necessary for participating in that group 2 Two types a refers to socialization of children by their parents and other close relatives b refers to the socialization that occurs within groups outside of the family eg schools work places c Resocializationrelearning norms and values or adapting to entire new culture i Examples 0 Going to jail getting released 0 Moving to US from foreign country 0 Habitus how you do things from socializationembodied cultural capital Bourdieu 1 The process by which a person or group adapts such that they come to resemble those of another group 2 How might schools create a national culture a Standardization curriculum knowedge b Common language symbols and language c Shared experiences norms and values 3 How does having a common US History curriculum influence our understanding of our county s history a Develops common knowledge patriotism nativism III SOCIAL REPRODUCTION passing culture and society onto next generations 1 Behaviors or attitudes that are learned at school but not openly intended nor included in the formal curriculum a Examples work hard in school be on time for class 1 the excessive reliance on credentials eg degrees in determining hiring or promotion policies a examples i BA MA or PhD ii Indiana University or Ivy Tech iii Creative writing major vs Business major IV RATIONALIZATION WITHIN EDUCATION A Standardized testing 1 National Assessment of Educational progress NAEP 2 HS Exit exams 3 General Educational Development GED 13115 302 PM 13115 302 PM