Internal factors and ethnic differences in achievement

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A Levels Sociology (Education) Mind Map on Internal factors and ethnic differences in achievement, created by dottydiva96 on 04/09/2014.

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Internal factors and ethnic differences in achievement
1 Labelling and teacher racism
1.1 Gilbourn and Youdell - teachers expect black students to be a problem
1.2 Wright - teachers labelled Asians, discluded them for discussion
1.2.1 Doesn't explain why they perform best
2 Pupil responses and subcultures
2.1 Fuller studied black girls who succeeded in terms of school work but did not conform, accept their labels etc
2.2 Sewel found a variety of male responses
2.2.1 Rebels - small minority of blacks
2.2.2 Conformists - largest group
2.2.3 Retreatists - minority
2.2.4 Innovators - second largest Pro-education, anit-school
2.3 Labels not always accepted
2.4 Ignores wider racism
3 Ethnocentric curriculum
3.1 David - NC 'specifically British'
3.2 Troyna and Williams - gives priority to English culture
3.3 Schools teach other languages, literature, history, art etc
3.4 Doesn't explain how Indians and Chinese do best
4 Institutional racism
4.1 Ethnocentric curriculum example
4.2 Racism in educational structure
4.3 Governors do little about cases of racism
5 Selection and segregation
5.1 Moore and Davenport - US schools favoured white MC students
5.2 Racist bias in interviews for school places
5.3 Schools want the best students and grades, regardless of ethnicity
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