Task 2

Get familiar with the three main theories (structural functionalist, conflict and interaction) by using the web-page connections.

Write a short summary (max 2 pages) considering the questions below:

  • What do these theories give to you?
  • How do the three major theoretical perspectives differ?
  • How does the history of sociology of education move from early theorists to more recent works?
  • What do the more resent theoretical explanations contribute to bridging the gap between the micro- and macro level?

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