In our lab meeting this week we discussed Calarco's (2011) longitudinal, ethnographic study of a socioeconomically diverse elementary school. In this study, she looked at the relationship between children's socioeconomic status and when and how they seek help in the classroom.
Calarco, J.M. (2011). "I Need Help!" Social Class and Children's Help-Seeking in Elementary School. American Sociological Review, 76(6), 862-882. doi: 10.1177/0003122411427177.