Institutional functions as a ‘treshold’ issue of contemporary sociology of education
Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Prof., Department of Sociology, A.I. Hertzen Russian State Pedagogical University, St.-Petersburg, Russia; Chief Researcher, Yaroslav-the-Wise Novgorod State University, Veliky Novgorod, Russia firstname.lastname@example.org
Yaroslav the Wise Novgorod State University,Novgorod, Russia email@example.com
The paper is devoted to methodological aspects of the study of institutional functions of education as one of the basic theoretical constructs of contemporary sociology of education. The authors argue that the elaboration into the function problem also provides a direction for social-practical outputs of this branch of sociology and its better theoretical development.