But in recent decades it has been given an academic sheen, beginning with the cultural deprivation
theory (also known as the "culture of poverty" argument) of the 1960s, which maintained that the low academic performance of racial and ethnic minorities stemmed from their deficient cultural practices (e.g., Bloom, Davis, & Hess, 1965).
Luisa May, Community Focused Schools co-ordinator at St John Lloyd Primary, said: "Trowbridge is an area of economic, social and cultural deprivation
with a huge lack of cultural and artistic activities that the local community can engage with.
Those with cultural deprivation
perform less well than those with cultural capital.
My genealogy reveals three key stages in the evolution of official discourses: exclusion (adult education as irrelevant for Inuit); cultural deprivation
(adult education as a means for Inuit to overcome their collective deficiencies and thrive in the modern world); and the individualization of inadequacy (adult education as a means to meet the inherent learning needs of modern individuals).
Other social scientists have pointed to the persistence of 'cultural deprivation
While Raz emphasizes the importance of sensory and maternal deprivation theories, she is particularly concerned with cultural deprivation
The following year, they published Compensatory Education for Cultural Deprivation
, which contributed to the success of Head Start in arguing that "what is now required is not equality of access to education.
Although the Waxes acknowledged that Orata did not use the concept of cultural deprivation
, they claimed his view was consistent with this theory and that the officials in the U.S.
The cultural deficit paradigm is also known by similar phrases such as cultural disadvantaged, cultural deficit, cultural deprivation
theory, which posit that African Americans experience social dilemmas based primarily on their own internal failures.
Finally, the author challenges the common use of the theory of cultural deprivation
to address issues of achievement gaps between ethnic minority children and their peers.
Ir is also a book I recommend for academicians who wish to use Tobar's stories to discuss cultural deprivation
paradigms (Banks, 2002, p.
Members of minority communities are viewed from the cultural deprivation
model (Ford & Grantham, 2003; Valencia, 1997), which asserts that problems are the result of inadequate cultural resources.