Discussion on sociology of education

Read the readings and discussion on each question.
1. What are your thoughts on equality vs. Excellence argument? Is there a contradiction? What’s more important? For whom (students, families, teachers, society)?
2. Briefly explains Functional vs. Conflict theory. In your opinion, which theory explains better the current state of the affairs in education? Both? Neither?
3. briefly summarizes different forms of capital. What statements would you use to describe human, cultural or social capital?

Bourdieu_forms_of_capital.pdf Coleman_report.pdf Collins.pdf Downey_Condron_2016.pdf Riordan.pdf

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