Insert the appropriate words to complete the following criticisms of the functionalist perspective. If you get stuck, find the right word from the list below:
- Other perspectives, such as Marxism, believe that education only passes on the ideology of the __________.
- Interactionists criticise functionalists for their __________ view of pupils that sees them as passively accepting all they are taught.
- We do not have a meritocracy as functionalists suggest. For example, __________ and __________ are not the only factors that determine achievement.
- Some sociologists argue that the __________ and __________ taught in school are not particularly useful for life at work.
- Ruling class