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The Family: Familial Influence

  • Winniey E Maduro
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Abstract

This chapter explores lived experiences within the family as a setting of socialisation. Across the generations, participants are socialised in different ways in a variety of family structures in which they naturally acquire an understanding of themselves, their social world, and their place in British society. This acquired understanding encompasses identities that confer attitudes, behaviours, and expectations that impact upon educational attainment and socioeconomic progression. In addition, the chapter explores the influence—which participants developed in their family—as a resource through which their lived experiences are ordinarily mediated.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Winniey E Maduro
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  1. 1.ManchesterUK

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