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Unformatted text preview: at school. It may be due to; Cultural capital (i.e. the level of educational resources and knowledge provided by the family). The term is associated with the sociologist Pierre Bourdieu Better living conditions Higher level of aspiration The halo-effect from (middle-class) teachers A greater awareness of the benefits of deferred gratification Peer values that encourage a more studious approach to schoolwork There are also marked differences between different ethnic groups, and you need to understand some of the reasons behind such differences....
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