Sociology- Parent Choice

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Gerwitz
Gerwirtz studied 14 London secondary schools and found that differences in parents economic and cultural capital lead to class differences in how far they can choose secondary education
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Three Types of Parents accoring to Gerwitz
Priviledged, Semi- skilled and disconnected
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Priviledged Parents
Middle class, they can use their cultural and economic capital to gain educational benefits, they know to look at league tables.
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Semi- Skilled
Mainly the working class, they go off other peoples opinions, annoyed they cant play their child where they want
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Disconnected
Working class, its hard for them to understand the admission proc
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Priviledged, Semi- skilled and disconnected

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Three Types of Parents accoring to Gerwitz

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Middle class, they can use their cultural and economic capital to gain educational benefits, they know to look at league tables.

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Card 4

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Mainly the working class, they go off other peoples opinions, annoyed they cant play their child where they want

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Card 5

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Working class, its hard for them to understand the admission proc

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