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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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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