Labelling as Explanation for Different Levels of Academic Achievement Between Social Classes

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Outline and assess the concept of labelling as an explanation for different levels of academic achievement between social classes in UK schools.
In order to explain academic achievements between social classes in the UK, this essay will outline the meaning of labelling and assess its concept. It will show who uses it and why. It will give views both for and against to this controversial subject which will be backed up by references to an unprecedented amount of documentation generated by highly skilled sociologists worldwide and provide evidence to the existence of labelling and the effects on its subjects.
To fully understand labelling it would be wise to inhale the highly influential and educated studies of Howard Becker, who’s in
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The speculative stage highlights the teachers non academic opinions of their pupils simply based on appearance, discipline, enthusiasm and abilities, likability and personality. Then the elaboration stage allows the construction of a so called “working hypothesis”, which is basically a teacher’s partially informed guess on a pupil’s individual nature. The study would conclude in the stabilization stage where a teacher’s now stabilized knowledge of a pupil can lead to the foresight in behaviour. (Educ.utas.edu.au, 2014)
George Herbert Mead who was one of the key founders of Interpretivism and Max Weber who was the founder of the notion of ‘Vestehan’ tries to take labelling from the prospective of those in which it involves. This interpretive view explores in detail the feelings and an emotion of those who are labelled and this qualitative approach tries to be more valid than reliable. Interactionist along with Max Weber use a micro approach know as Interpretivism which is how sociologists determine how they (in theory) perceive society and how they could methodize its research. Taking into consideration that they view socialism as an independent existence were interactions are carried out by thoughts, motives and meanings. From this point of view Interactionists would try

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