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Name: Theoretical Perspectives on Education
ID: m42905
Language: English (en)
  • Define manifest and latent functions of education
  • Explain and discuss how functionalism, conflict theory, feminism, and interactionism view issues of education
Subject: Social Sciences
Keywords: Credentialism, Cultural capital, Grade inflation, Hidden curriculum, Social placement, Sorting, Tracking
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
Maintainers: OpenStax College (, Sociology Cap (

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Jan 27, 2012 4:50 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Jul 29, 2013 3:40 pm +0000


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Version: 1.4 Jul 29, 2013 3:40 pm +0000 by Sociology Cap
Dead link fixed.

Version: 1.3 Jul 29, 2013 1:49 pm +0000 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.2 May 18, 2012 2:39 pm +0000 by Sociology Cap
initial content publication

Version: 1.1 Jan 30, 2012 1:55 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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