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The Curriculum as Social Reproduction

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Abstract:

The article, by focusing on secondary schools in the British West Indies, examines education as cultural reproduction. It is argued that the English-inspired grammar school, with its classical education curriculum acted as an agent of selection, social control and status allocation or cultural reproduction.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.7459/es/13.2.05

Affiliations: The Aga Khan University

Publication date: 1995-01-01

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