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2. Boudon argues...

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

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

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

4. What is habitus?

  • Your family life
  • The cultural environment that each class inhabits
  • Your housing arangements
  • The area in which a certain class lives

5. What is correspondence theory?

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

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