Discipline and Diversity: Cultural Practices and Dispositions of Learning

Discipline and Diversity: Cultural Practices and Dispositions of Learning

NSW Department of Education, The University of Western Sydney
2005-2007 | LP0562034

This project, based in six primary schools across a number of regions in the Sydney metropolitan area, will examine the links between ethnicity, sociocultural background and 'scholarly habitus' - the embodied dispositions and educational capital necessary for participation in the Australian educational system. It will explore the extent to which such a habitus can be explained by ethnicity, or whether it also relates to a complex set of factors related to family background and socioeconomic status, manifest in specific home- and school-based practices

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