Unit 2- Section B- ethnicity and educational attainment- external factors

what are the 4 points under cultural deprivation?
intellectual and linguistic skills, family structure and parental support, asian families and white working class families
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how can intellectual and linguistic skills affect the relationship between ethnicity and educational attainment?
Bereiter and Engelmann. Heidi Safia Mirza
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what do Bereiter and Englemann argue?
that language spoken by low income black families is inadequate for educational success
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what does Mirza argue?
that Indian girls do well in school despite having English as a second language
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how can family structure and parental support affect the relationship between ethnicity and educational attainment?
Moynihan argues that because many black families are made up of single mothers, children are deprived of adequate care because they have to struggle financially- boys also have no male role model
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what do Driver and Ballard say about Asian families?
Driver and Ballard argue Asian families have a positive attitude to education and higher aspirations for children.
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what does Lupton say about Asian families?
the family structure is similar to school structure- helps them succeed
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how does Verity Khan describe Asian families?
she describes them as "stress ridden"
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why is it argued that white working class families have a lower level of achievement and aspiration?
lack of parental support, Lupton found teachers blamed lack of discipline on low levels of parental support and negative attitudes towards education from parents
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what are the criticisms of cultural deprivation? (Driver, Lawrence and Keddie)
Driver criticises this for ignoring positive effects of ethnicity on children- black carribean family strong female role model. Lawrence claims black pupils fail because of racism not low self esteem or weak culture. Keddie- culturally different
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what is the relationship between material deprivation/class and ethnicity and educational attainment?
Flaherty found ethnic minorities more likely to face problems.
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why do Indians and whites generally do better in school than Pakistanis and Bangladeshis?
higher social standing. P and B 3x more likely to be in the poorest 5th of the population
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what are the criticisms of cultural deprivation?
Gillborn and Mirza argue social class factors don't override influence of ethnicity. even middle class black children do poorly at GCSE
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