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1

Who says Indian pupils do well despite often not having English as their home language?

Gillborn and Mirza.

2

How does Murray link lone parenthood and ethnic minority under-achievement?

Lack of positive male role models lead to underachievement.

3

What 2 things does Sewell discuss?

1). Lack of nurturing father =

- black boys join gangs which offer 'perverse loyalty and love'.

2). Black boys' responses to labelling =

- conformity, innovators, etc.

4

What does Palmer say about the trend of material deprivation in ethnic minorities?

- 1/2 = low-income households.

- 2x = more likely to be unemployed.

- 3x = more likely to be homeless.