Unit2- Class and Differntail Achievment in Education

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Overall Sociologist view
Some sociologists say that class affects attitudes to education.
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Sugarman (1970)
Said that pupils from non-manual backgrounds and manual backgrounds have different outlooks. The pupil from manual backgrounds lived for immediate gratification.The non-manual background pupil were ambitious and deffered their gratification.
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Hyman (1967)
Said that the values of working class are a self-imposed barrier to improving their position. He said that the working class tend to place a low value on education.
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Ethnocentric
Believing your group/ Nation/ Culture is superior to others.
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However
Material and cultural deprivation theories don't explain how the factors inside school affect achievement.
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Cultural Deprivation Theory
Generalises a lot about differences between middle class abd working class life. It ignores working class families who do place a high value on education, tends to assume working class families have no culture at all, or culture cant be relevent.
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Said that pupils from non-manual backgrounds and manual backgrounds have different outlooks. The pupil from manual backgrounds lived for immediate gratification.The non-manual background pupil were ambitious and deffered their gratification.

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Sugarman (1970)

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Said that the values of working class are a self-imposed barrier to improving their position. He said that the working class tend to place a low value on education.

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Believing your group/ Nation/ Culture is superior to others.

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Material and cultural deprivation theories don't explain how the factors inside school affect achievement.

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