AS Sociology Quick Fire Questions

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Identify two changes in wider society that may have improved girls' achievement.
the impact of feminism; changes in the family; changes in women’s employment; girls’ changing ambitions.
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Identify three changes within the education system that may have improved girls' achievement.
equal opportunity policies: positive role models in schools: GCSE and coursework; teacher attention; challenging stereotypes in the curriculum; selection and league tables.
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Suggest reasons why shortage of male teachers may not explain boy's underachievement.
Two-thirds of 7-8 year olds believe teacher’s gender doesn’t matter. Female teachers adopt the same authoritarian discourse/teaching style as male teachers.
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How might working class girls' identities result in their underachievement?
Because conflict between their feminine identities and the school’s habitus/values prevent them acquiring educational capital (qualifications).
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Suggest two reasons for gender differences in choice of vocational courses.
gender role socialisation; gendered subject images; gender identity and peer pressure; gendered career opportunities.
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Suggest one way in which peer groups may reinforce pupils' gender identities.
Males abusing definitions of masculinity, males accusing people doing well as being gay,girls using ****-shaming
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equal opportunity policies: positive role models in schools: GCSE and coursework; teacher attention; challenging stereotypes in the curriculum; selection and league tables.

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How might working class girls' identities result in their underachievement?

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