LABELLING

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  • LABELLING
    • SECONDARY SCHOOLS
      • HOWARD BECKER - "ideal pupil" (work, behaviour, appearence) = middle class
      • CICOUREL & KITSUSE- students judged on appearence/class and race! (supposed to be ability) M/C = better suited
    • PRIMARY SCHOOLS
      • RAY RIST - appearence > ability. M/C = brighter. W/C = easier books
      • SHARP & GREEN - W/C = low ability because of inequal soceity
    • SELF FUFILLING PROPHECY - prediction that comes true because it has been made
      • 1. Teacher "Pupil Disruptive". 2. Treated differently. 3. Pupil behaves how labelled
      • STREAMING - seperation due to ability
        • DOUGLAS - children in higher stream = better self image/increased IQ
    • MARKETISATION - "sell themselves"
      • SELECTION - pupil choosing
        • A TO C ECONOMY - "ideal pupil" = exclusion of w/c and black
          • "EDUCATIONAL TRIAGE" - GILBORN & YOUDELL - "sorts the best students"
      • FUNDING FORMULA - schools given money for students
      • EXAM LEAGUE TABLES - ranked due to results
      • COMPETITION - attract pupils
        • CREAM SKIMMING - best students = cost less to teach
        • SILT-SHIFTING - weaker students off-loaded onto weaker schools
    • HIGH & LOW STATUS KNOWLEDGE
      • GILLBORN & YOUDELL W/C + black students kept at the botttom (lower + less exams)
      • KEDDIE - W/C = low status knowledge
    • SELECTION - pupil choosing
      • A TO C ECONOMY - "ideal pupil" = exclusion of w/c and black
        • "EDUCATIONAL TRIAGE" - GILBORN & YOUDELL - "sorts the best students"

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