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2) 7 What do Bartlett and LeGrand mean by ‘cream-skimming’ and ‘silt-shifting’? (2) Ethnic differences in educational achievement 1 Summarize what the chart on page 53 tells us about the percentage of pupils from each ethnic background that gained five or more higher grade passes at GCSE. (5) 2 Explain why it is important to distinguish between ethnic minority groups when examining differences in educational achievement. (1) 3 How does Pryce explain the different achievement levels of African Caribbean and Asian pupils?

Marxists see the media as serving the interests of capitalism, as it is owned and controlled by the ruling class. The output of the media transmits a dominant ideology that disguises inequality and exploitation. ● Interactionists are interested in labelling processes and the effects of stereotypes. They have shown how negative labels created by the media can produce a spiral of deviance amplification. ● Feminists show how the media stereotypes women by casting them in traditional roles and by representing them as sex objects.

Pluralists do not deny that elite groups exist, but argue that there are many different sources of information to choose from. e. audiences) who hold the power. ● Marxists see the media as serving the interests of capitalism, as it is owned and controlled by the ruling class. The output of the media transmits a dominant ideology that disguises inequality and exploitation. ● Interactionists are interested in labelling processes and the effects of stereotypes. They have shown how negative labels created by the media can produce a spiral of deviance amplification.

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