Education - Internal Factors for DEA and Social Class + Key Concepts and Individuals involved

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1. How does a pupil subculture form?

  • They form when students realise who they like and do not like
  • It is usually the response of students who have been labelled and in particular as a reaction to the process of streaming
  • They form when students want them too, they do not happen naturally
  • Students that have not been labelled or streamed form subculture to not feel left out
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2. What sociologist suggests that students often 'drift' into different responses depending on what class they're in or who is teaching them?

  • John Furlong
  • Archer
  • Lacey
  • Peter Woods

3. What is the correct definition of labelling?

  • The process of labelling an individual or group
  • The process of attaching a definition or meaning to an individual or group
  • The process of attaching an interpretation to a group or individual
  • Labelling an individual or a group

4. What is the Marxist perspective on the labelling theory?

  • They criticise it for ignoring the wider structures of power within which labelling takes place. Labelling isn't just teachers prejudices but stem from the fact teachers work in a system of class divisions
  • They don't have any opinion on the subject
  • They like the labelling theory and agree with it on all levels
  • They agree with it because of the fact that labelling occurs in the workplace as well as in schools due to capitalism forcing labelling upon us

5. What is the correct definition of; 'Self-defeating prophecy?'

  • Where a prophecy fails to come true
  • Where the labelling process failed
  • A prediction that prevents what it predicts from happening, this is known as; 'the prophet's dilemma'
  • Where a prediction does not become true, this is because the prediction was incorrect in the first place, this is called; 'the prophet's dilemma'


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