CLASS DIFFERENCES IN EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

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  • CLASS DIFFERENCES IN EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
    • MATERIAL DEPRIVATION
      • HOUSING
        • OVERCROWDING - harder to study, disturbed sleep, less space, accident prone, spread of illness.
        • TEMPORARY ACCOMODATION - disrupted education, stress, absence.
      • DIET & HEALTH
        • MARILYN HOWARD - poorer homes = weaker immune systems + less intake of energy = more absence
      • FINANCE
        • TESS RIDGE - "hand me downs " = bulllying, low esteem. Free school meals = stigma. Less money = working = affected education
        • LACK OF MONEY = no equipment/no educational experiences (trips)
    • PIERRE BOURDIEU
      • CULTURAL CAPITAL - knowledge/attitudes/values of m/c passed onto their children
        • ADVANTAGES M/C = skills + interests, valued by teachers
        • DISADVANTAGES W/C + devalued by schools. isolated from education
      • CAPITAL - money wealth
      • EDUCATIONAL CAPITAL - parents educated, know how it works
    • CULTURAL DEPRIVATION
      • Language
        • BERNSTEIN - W/C = restricted code (limited, short, predictable) M/C = elaborate code (wide, complex)
      • Intelluctual Development
        • DOUGLAS - working kids = lower acheivement = lack of educational activities
      • Attitudes & Values
        • BARRY SUGARMAN - working class subculture
          • FATALISM - whatever will be, will be
          • COLLECTIVISM - group loyalties
          • IMMEDIATE GRATIFICATION - pleasure now
          • PRESENT TIME ORIENTATION - now is more important

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