class differences in education

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what are the internal factors that affect class
achievement and home background, cultural deprivation theory, intellectual stimulation, speech codes, working class subculture, material deprivation, cultural capital theory.
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what are the external factors thats affect class differences
labelling, self fulfilling prophecy, streaming, pupil subcultures and educational policies.
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explain the difference between cultural factors and material factors
cultural factors include class differences in norms and values acquired through socialisation, attitudes to school and speech codes whereas material factors are the physical necessities of life such as adequate housing, diet and income.
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explain the cultural deprivation theory
culture refers to norms, values, beliefs, skills and knowledge. this culture is transmitted to the next generation through socialisation. different classes socialise their children differently and this may affect their acheivement.
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what is the last bullet point of the brief explanation of cultural deprivation
that according to the cultual deprivation theory, some working class parents fail to transmit the appropriate norms, values, attitude, knowledge, and skills that is the right culture needed for educational success.
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what are the three main factors cultual deprivation theorists see as responsible for working class under achievement?
1. a lack of intellectual stimulation. 2. the restricted speech codes. 3. working class subculture
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explain intellectual stimulation
working class are less likely to give their children educational toys, activities that stimulate their thinking and skills and are less likely to read to them. this affects intellectual development so are at a disadvantage to middle class children.
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