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Social class and educational achievement.
External explanation of class differences.

Cultural deprivation.
This argument is that the basic values,skills and attitudes that we need for educational success are
acquired via primary socialisation. These are language, self discipline and reasoning. Many working
class families fail to socialise there kids to theses…

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Kiddie argues deprivation is a myth and it Is blaming the victim.
Some blame the schools attitudes

material deprivation
this refers to poverty and lacking material necesseties. Working class families are more likely to have
lower income and inadequate housing leading to educational failure.
Housing overcrowdedness means no room for…

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some argue due to marketisation and league tables there now is a AC economy where schools focus
all there resources on students who can achieve ac as it will boost their league table position. It
ignores other pupils. (Gillborn)


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