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Learning to Labor: How Working Class Kids Get Working Class Jobs

Paul Willis describe in Learning to Labour, how explicit and implicit educational curricula can also effectively reproduce social classes. In Willis’ study, the incentives for schooling were visible and relevant mainly for kids who did not come from working class … Continue reading

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Popular representations of the Working Class

This review critically explores media representations of working-class people and working-class lives. Drawing on various studies, as well as other examples from different forms of media, it argues firstly that there is a prevalence of derogatory images which undermine the … Continue reading

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