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

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1. What sociologist came up with the' A-C economy?

  • Rostenthal + Jacobson
  • Gillborn + Youdell
  • Rist
  • Becker
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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?

  • Archer
  • John Furlong
  • Peter Woods
  • Lacey

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

  • 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
  • They don't have any opinion on the subject
  • 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 like the labelling theory and agree with it on all levels

4. Why do some sociologists believe the labelling theory is 'deterministic?'

  • They do not
  • Because it just assumes that the pupil will accept their label. Many students are anomalies and reject or ignore the labels they are given
  • Because it just assumes people will reject the theory when they can actually accept it
  • Sociologiusts all believe in the labelling theory, no one thinks it is deterministic

5. What is the correct definition of labelling?

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


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