Institutions: Stratification Part 2


During today’s lessons we focused on how stratification takes place within the institutions of both family and education.

Stratification is said to begin in the family home. The key argument is whether education continues this stratification process OR whether it allows for social mobility.

The PowerPoint below includes important information on this topic and includes questions which relate to the provided resources.

Stratification family and education Part 2 (PowerPoint)

Class handouts/resources:

The Australian (2011) article

Bowles and Gintis reading

Willis reading

Private v. Public schools funding



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