Poverty, Education, and Cultural Wealth in Welsh Schools and Communities

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This paper explores community bonds, divisions and the cultural aspirations of young people in Welsh schools. It draws,
in particular, on data on how teachers view support given to those in varying extents of poverty, especially focussing on
those have with little cultural, parental, school, and community supports. The paper will outline the exclusionary impacts
of social and educational measures of poverty, showing how these shape school responses and community resources.


  • Poverty, children and young people, , social research, social policy, quantitative, Schools, multi-level model , Qualitative, Wales, Coastal , Rural, Urban, free school meals, Attainment
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages23
Publication statusPublished - 11 Apr 2018
EventBritish Sociological Association 2018 Annual Conference - Northumbria Univeristy, Newcastle, United Kingdom
Duration: 10 Apr 201812 Jul 2018


ConferenceBritish Sociological Association 2018 Annual Conference
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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