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Outnumbered - being quantified through school grades in Germany

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This thesis is dedicated to exploring what it means to ‘be quantified’, by investigating the lived experience of pupils with being graded. The premise underpinning the project - that grades are at their heart a form of quantification - is one which has been largely overlooked in the scholarly discourses on both of the respective concepts.

My work is built on twelve months of ethnographic fieldwork in a German comprehensive school. This context is particularly salient for the questi...

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SSD
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SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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Deposit date:
2022-06-21

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