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    • Revision
    •  Describethe main ideas people have concerning what families ought to be like. Describe conventional and de-regulated families.
    •  Give a basic outline of the functionalist perspective on the family. List and demonstrate understanding of the assumptions made by functionalism concerning the family. Explain why the assumptions are open to criticism.
    •  Identify recent trends in divorce statistics. Identify and give an account of the possible causes of the increase in divorce. Explain what divorce statistics cannot tell us about contemporary marriages.
    •  Give an outline of the Functionalist and Marxist approaches to the role Education. Offer criticisms of these approaches. Explain the concept the hidden curriculum. Outline Bowles and Gintis explanation of the correspondence principle.
    •  Identify,describe and give examples of, the various attempts to explain class differences in educational attainment. In particular, can you explain the main findings and supposed causes of educational failure.
    •  Givean account of the varying explanations of ethnic differences in educational attainment. Demonstratean understanding of the development of differing policy approaches towards ethnic minority pupils.