Ritical book review on: Willis P (1980) Learning to labour: How working class kids get working class jobs

Preliminaries:
” The author s purpose and intended audience for the text
” How the topic relates to other works in the field!!!
” The author s background or reputation
” The sources the author used

Summary:
” The work s substantive topic and events
” The work s leading ideas, making reference to the text s order of presentation
” The character of the evidence used to support the author s arguments


Evaluation:
” The validity of the book s structure and discussion
” The author s assumptions
” The study s methodological and theoretical perspectives
” Whether the text accomplishes what it intends to do
” The validity of the author s evidence (were you persuaded?)
” Ethical problems associated with the study
” Practical implications of the study for understanding and intervention
” The nature of the author s agreement or disagreement with other writers in the field (are the ideas controversial?)
” The clarity of the writing and other aspects of the style and rhetoric of the text
” Whether the book raises questions that deserve further exploration
Willis P (1980) Learning to labour: How working class kids get working class jobs
THIS IS A BOOK REVIEW