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2. What is the most important factor in determining educational success?

  • Effort and motivation
  • Parental background/class background
  • Hard work
  • Intelligence

3. What is correspondence theory?

  • Education doesn't correspond to the workplace
  • The education system mirrors the workplace
  • Education corresponds to the meritocratic system
  • Education mirrors the norms and values of society

4. Marxism is said to have a narrow focus as it doesn't look at...

  • gender and ethnic inequalities
  • class inequalities
  • how the hidden curriculum influences learning
  • why working class are more likely to fail at school

5. Boudon argues...

  • that upper-class kids' cultural position means that they will be much more likely to succeed
  • that working class students don't work hard enough
  • that there is much greater pressure on middle-class kids to succeed
  • that there is much greater pressure on working-class kids to succeed


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