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1

Who discusses labelling of ethnic minorities in school?

1). Gillborn and Mirza.

2). Gillborn and Youdell.

3). Wright.

2

How does Gillborn and Youdell argue labelling is responsible for the ethnic difference?

- Black children enter primary school = highest achievers.

- GCSE = worst results.

3

What did Gillborn and Youdell find about teachers' racial expectations of black pupils?

They expected them to misbehave =

- interpreted their behaviour as threatening.

4

What did Wright find about teachers labelling black pupils?

Ethnocentric =

- assumed they weren't fluent English, so isolated them.

5

Who discusses teachers having stereotypical views on pupils' identities?

Archer =

- ideal pupil identity.
- pathologised pupil identity.
- demonised pupil identity.

6

Who discusses ethnic minority pupils rejecting negative labels?

1). Fuller =

- girls rejected teacher approval, but valued success.

2). Mac an Ghaill =

- didn't accept negative labels.

3). Mirza =

- strategies of dealing with teachers' racism disadvantaged them (ignored some teachers).