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2. Which of these ISN'T a characteristic of working class culture as argued by Sugarman?

  • Collectivism
  • Fatalism
  • Individualism
  • Immediate gratification

3. What does Durkheim argue is a function of education?

  • It promotes social solidarity and equips individuals with specialist skills so that they're prepared for work
  • Secondary socialisation (which is meritocratic, unlike within the family) and bridging family and wider society
  • It's an ideological state apparatus used to reproduce and legitmate class inequality
  • To mirror the relationships and structures found in work (correspondence principle)

4. Why do Mtisos and Browne argue that girls do better than boys in coursework?

  • They're better at understanding coursework than boys, therefore they find it easier
  • Their parents expect them to study more at home, thus they put more time and effort into coursework than boys
  • They're more conscientious and better organised, they also mature earlier and can concentrate for longer
  • They're less disruptive and teachers have higher expectations of them

5. Which ethnic minority performs the best academically?

  • White
  • Black
  • Chinese and Indian
  • Pakistani


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