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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2021, 4(3); doi: 10.25236/FER.2021.040308.

Sociological Analysis of the Occupational Role Stratum in Primary School Chinese Textbooks


Roumei Wu

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Roumei Wu

School of Education Science, Nanjing Normal University, Jiangsu, China


Judging from the existing textbook analysis and research, there is currently less attention to the occupational role in the analysis of primary school Chinese textbooks. This research takes the 12-volume edition of the primary school Chinese textbooks as the object, and uses text analysis to analyze the characters in the textbooks. According to Bourdieu’s theory of cultural class, the occupational roles are counted and divided into the dominant class, the middle class and the ordinary class. The class and gender differences behind the occupational roles are analyzed, and the problems existing in the professional role classes in the teaching materials are found. The corresponding modification suggestions were made.


Primary school Chinese textbook, Occupation role, Sociological analysis

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Roumei Wu. Sociological Analysis of the Occupational Role Stratum in Primary School Chinese Textbooks. Frontiers in Educational Research (2021) Vol. 4, Issue 3: 34-39. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2021.040308.


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