Material Deprivation

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Amy
  • Created on: 12-12-12 14:01

Material deprivation is a factor that contributes to the working class underachievement. Material deprivation is the idea that a lack of money leads to disadvantages such as unsatisfactory housing and unhealthy diet. Certain groups have less money than others, which means that they cannot afford to make the most of their educational opportunities. Poverty can result in working class children living in damp homes, making them more prone to infections and illness, which result in them missing school days. Older working class children are more likely to work

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Sociology resources:

See all Sociology resources »See all Education resources »