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Inside school

Self fulfilling prophecy ­ Becker + Keddie ­ Teachers evaluate pupils
in regard to speech, social class and dress. Labelling can lead to the
self fulfilling prophecy as students believe what they're told they

Lower sets + streams ­ Ball ­ middle class are in higher bands,…

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Sugarman ­ Working class lived for immediate gratification whilst
middle class planned their future.

Chinese, African and Asians are more likely to be higher achievers
than whites, whilst afro-Caribbean; Pakistanis and Bangladeshis are
more likely to underachieve.

Labelling leads to the self fulfilling prophecy.

Ethno-centric curriculum ­ schools teach dominant…


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