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Douglas (Intellectual Development)
WC parents less likely to support children's intellectual development through reading or other educational activities in the home.
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Basil Bernstein
Distinguishes between two types of speech code- the restricted code and the elaborated code. Th elaborated code used by teachers and exams giving MC pupils an advantage and WC a disadvantage.
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Sugarman
WC subculture has four features that act as a barrier to educational achievement- fatalism, collectivism, immediate gratification and present time orientation. WC pupils internalize these values.
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A02 of Cultural deprivation theories
Keddie- Cultural deprivation is a ‘myth’ -WC children are culturally different, not culturally deprived, they fail because of unfair education system that is dominated by MC values. Some say not cultural deprivation but poverty+ material deprivation.
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Howard
Children from poorer backgrounds more likely have lower intakes of energy, vitamins & minerals, meaning a weaker immune system and therefore more absences and difficulties in learning.
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Tanner et al
Cost of items such as uniform, transport and books places a heavy burden on poor families. Therefore these children may have to do with cheap equipment which could lead to bullying from peers and missing out on educational experiences.
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Bourdieu
Both cultural and material uses- concept of ‘capital’ to explain why the m/c are more successful. MC have knowledge and attitude to understand education system. Economical and education capital- MC better equipped can get tuition so achieve higher.
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Sulivan
Tested Bourdieu idea using questionnares on 465 pupils. She assessed their cultural capital, she found who read complex fiction and watched serious TV documentaries developed a wider vocab and greater cultural knowledge – indicating greater cultural.
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Distinguishes between two types of speech code- the restricted code and the elaborated code. Th elaborated code used by teachers and exams giving MC pupils an advantage and WC a disadvantage.

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Basil Bernstein

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WC subculture has four features that act as a barrier to educational achievement- fatalism, collectivism, immediate gratification and present time orientation. WC pupils internalize these values.

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Keddie- Cultural deprivation is a ‘myth’ -WC children are culturally different, not culturally deprived, they fail because of unfair education system that is dominated by MC values. Some say not cultural deprivation but poverty+ material deprivation.

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Children from poorer backgrounds more likely have lower intakes of energy, vitamins & minerals, meaning a weaker immune system and therefore more absences and difficulties in learning.

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