Pupil responses and subcultures (ethnic differences in achievement)

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What types of teacher racism did Mirza identify?
The colour-blind, The liberal chauvinists, The overt racists
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What important points did Fuller's study highlight?
Pupils may succeed even if they don't conform, negative labelling doesn't necessarily mean failure, the self-fulfilling prophecy is not an absolute.
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Name the four pupil responses Sewell identified
the rebels, the conformists, the retreatists, the innovators
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What was different about the girls from Fuller's study compared with other high achievers?
They were black (most black girls were placed in low streams), they didn't seek teacher approval and had a deliberate lack of concern for school routine.
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what caused the strategy employed by Mirza's girls to fail?
despite the high esteem of the girls, they heavily restricted their options and opportunities ultimately resulting in their failure.
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What important points did Fuller's study highlight?

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Pupils may succeed even if they don't conform, negative labelling doesn't necessarily mean failure, the self-fulfilling prophecy is not an absolute.

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Name the four pupil responses Sewell identified

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What was different about the girls from Fuller's study compared with other high achievers?

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what caused the strategy employed by Mirza's girls to fail?

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