cultural deprivation

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  • Douglas : Cultural deprivation: J.W.B Douglas (1964-1970) followed the carreers of over 5000 children through the education system. He found that working class parents showed less interest in their childrens education than middle-class parents. E.g working class parents visited their childs school less often-and were less keen than middle class parents for their child to stay on in further education.
  • he also found thatworking class parents gave their children less attention during their early years- he therefore believed that differences in primary socialization between the social classes explained the failure in the working class.
  • Feinstein(2003) used data from the National Child Development Study to examine the…


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