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Bodovski, Katerina – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2014
This study makes two contributions to the literature. First, it bridges the sociological discussion of social class habitus with psychological notions of adolescents' educational expectations, locus of control, and self-concepts. Second, it empirically examines the relationships between early employed parental practices and expectations and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Parent Attitudes, Expectation, Parent Influence
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Watkins, Megan – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2007
The teacher's body has a dubious status within contemporary pedagogic practice. The impact of progressivism in many western countries, with its emphasis on student-centred learning, has resulted in a marginalisation of the teacher's role in many classrooms. While its influence appears to be waning, in Australian primary schools, student-centred…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods