Analysis between two students from different socio-economic backgrounds
Analysis between two students from different Socio-economic backgrounds
|Input to X [Rich Student]||Input to Y [Poor Student]|
|1) Was given birth by a rich and well-educated mother, in a well-maintained, air-conditioned hospital under the supervision of a well-qualified lady doctor.
|1) Was given birth by an illiterate, ignorant and malnourished mother in a village with the help of a village midwife.
|2) Was a healthy child at birth?
|2) Was a weak child at birth.
|3) Was brought up in a well-maintained home and clean surroundings, in a posh urban locality.
|3) Was brought up in village atmosphere: polluted with garbage, sewage water, and affected with various diseases.
|4) Received primary and secondary education in Cambridge and Oxford-like schools with highly sophisticated and well-illustrated syllabi, with western orientation.
|5) Given basic schooling with Government syllabus, with poor quality teaching, and physical beating and abuse at school.
|5) Occasionally went to picnics and tours arranged either by school or parents.||5) Could not afford any leisure activities|
|6) The home he lived in, the school he studied in and the car he traveled in were all air-conditioned and had proper heating system too, so climatic conditions did not matter much.||6) Climatic changes had direct effect on performance and living conditions.|
|7) The family had a concept of, and enjoyed a balanced diet.||7) Family never heard of, and neither can afford, balanced diet.|
|8) Had best possible medical facilities available.||8) Had access only to a government dispensary or hospital.|
|9) Was sent to Oxford University for higher education.||9) Got admission in a government university in a city nearby.|
|10) Had graduated on time.||10) Graduated a year late, because university remained close most of the time due to strikes and other disturbances.|
|11) Throughout his life, had access to almost every modern skill development audiovisual tool such as TV, satellite receiver, Internet, etc.||11) Could hardly make use of such facility.|
|12) Was not very hardworking and ambitious.||12) Was very hardworking, energetic and ambitious.|
|13) Used to go to various clubs for entertainment purposes, sometimes with a girlfriend.||13) Couldn’t afford any such facility.|
|14) Had no psychological disturbance resulting from any family problem.||14) Family was clutched in various financial, domestic and social problems.|
|15) Family comprised four highly educated members.||15) Family comprised 9 illiterate members.|
|16) Family used to interact with high dignitaries of the state.||16) Family hardly knew any state dignitary on personal level.|
|17) Secured good marks in interview because of knowledge, clarity of thought, confidence, command over English and being expensively well dressed (chairman of the interview board even praised his tie).||17) Couldn’t score well enough in interview on account of poor command of English, conventional knowledge and not being elegantly dressed.|
|18) Appears to be more suitable for the job.||18) Appears to be less suitable for the job.|
|19) His output is proportionate to his input.||19) His output is much higher than the proportion of his input, and therefore is more efficient than X.|