Topic 4- Gender and Education- Subject Choice and Identities Sociologists

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Says the ethos of the working-class female pupil clashes with educational ethos, and they must choose between symbolic or educational capital
Archer
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Studied 21 working-class girls in higher education, finding they wanted higher earning power for families and not themselves
Evans
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Believes caring and nurture is a crucial part of the working-class female identity
Sheggs
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Argues education has been 'feminised' and does not sufficiently develop masculine traits
Sewell
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Found boys who tried to achieve were made effeminate and labelled 'sissies', and that boys turn to overtly masculine 'lad' subcultures instead
Epstein
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Studied 21 working-class girls in higher education, finding they wanted higher earning power for families and not themselves

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Evans

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Believes caring and nurture is a crucial part of the working-class female identity

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Argues education has been 'feminised' and does not sufficiently develop masculine traits

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Found boys who tried to achieve were made effeminate and labelled 'sissies', and that boys turn to overtly masculine 'lad' subcultures instead

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