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Children, Schools, And Inequality

1st Edition

By Doris R Entwisle, Karl Len Alexander, Linda Steffel Olson


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Educational sociologists have paid relatively little attention to children in middle childhood (ages 6 to 12), whereas developmental psychologists have emphasized factors internal to the child much more than the social contexts in explaining children's development. Children, Schools, and Inequality redresses that imbalance. It examines elementary s

Table of Contents

Children and Inequality -- The Nature of Schooling -- Low Socioeconomic Status -- Elementary School Organization -- Family Configuration -- The Pluses and Minuses of Being Male -- The Overall Picture

About the Authors

Doris R. Entwisle and Karl L. Alexander are professors of sociology, both at Johns Hopkins University. Linda Steffel Olson is senior research assistant in the Department of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University.

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