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Confronting Class                          in the Classroom bell hooks, 1994
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Class More than money It shaped values, attitudes, social relations, biases Should not be talked about No one ever directly stated the rules that would govern our conduct. It was taught by example & reinforced by a system of rewards
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Burgeois values Create a barrier, blocking the possibility of confrontation and conflict Students are often silenced by means of their acceptance of class  values Even though students enter a democratic classroom, believing they  have the right to free speech, they are not comfortable exercising this  right. This censoring process is only one way burgeois values  overdetermine social behavior in the classroom.
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Dimensions of Inequality 1. Socioeconomic status, age, gender = characteristics of individual  children 2. School and family organization = risks that hinder/help kids’ 
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