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Greenbank, Paul – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2009
The literature suggests that members of the working class value informal ("hot") information rather than formal ("cold") information. They are also said to lack a future orientation; have a fatalistic (and pessimistic) attitude to life; and have low aspirations. These values should influence the way students from working-class backgrounds approach…
Descriptors: Working Class, Values, Role, Decision Making