Key Concepts: Explanations of DEA and Social Class

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Innate
The idea that we are born with certain features that are inherited
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Labelling
The process of attaching a definition or meaning to an individual or group
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Material Deprivation
A lack of the resources and wealth needed for educational success. The working class suffer from this
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Polarisation
The second stage of the formation of a subculture, where students in high sets become more motivated, whereas peer pressure causes the behaviour of students in low sets to deteriorate
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Elaborated speech code
Language style which have a wider vocabulary, are complex and have longer grammatical sentences
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Subculture
The development of a culture separate from the rest of society. The group have their own set of values that are different from mainstream society.
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Immediate gratification
The subcultural value that causes students to want to gain smaller rewards straight away rather than wait for larger ones
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Fatalism
The subcultural value of believing in fate "what will be, will be"
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Collectivism
The subcultural value where the W/C believe being part of a group as more important than acting as an individual
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Economic Capital
The middle class advantage of having knowledge, values, tastes and experiences that lead to edcuational success
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The process of attaching a definition or meaning to an individual or group

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Labelling

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A lack of the resources and wealth needed for educational success. The working class suffer from this

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The second stage of the formation of a subculture, where students in high sets become more motivated, whereas peer pressure causes the behaviour of students in low sets to deteriorate

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Language style which have a wider vocabulary, are complex and have longer grammatical sentences

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