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Latent Functions of Education

STUDY
PLAY
Latent Functions of Education
Custody of the young
Keeps unemployment down
Provides low wage, temporary workers
Networking, Credentialing, Finding a Spouse
Conflict Perspective
U.S. Schools Reproduce Inequality
The hidden curriculum
Class and race influence quality of education received
Class and race influence tracking
What Education Does
General socialization
Teaches what it means to be an American
Perpetuates Society
Shows where individuals fit in
Mobility
Symbolic Interaction
Education is a self-fulfilling prophecy
Tracking