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Inequality across societies : families, schools and persisting stratification

Author: David Baker
Publisher: Amsterdam ; London : JAI, 2003.
Series: Research in sociology of education, v. 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why has schooling failed to deliver on its promise of reducing economic and social disparities? This volume addresses this and other questions, taking the reader into a variety of nations and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Inequality across societies.
Amsterdam ; London : JAI, 2004
(OCoLC)604164351
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Baker
ISBN: 0762310618 9780762310616
OCLC Number: 59321658
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 volume.
Contents: Introduction : inequality across societies / Bruce Fuller and Emily Hannum --
Grandmothers, formal care, and educational advantage in China / Susan E. Short and Rongjun Sun --
Educational expansion and inequality in Korea / Hyunjoon Park --
Educational opportunities for boys and girls in Thailand / Sura R. Curran [and others] --
In pursuit of college quality : migration decisions among college students in Japan / Hiroshi Ono --
Commentary : Educational stratification in Asia / Emily Hannum and Bruce Fuller --
Egalitarianism versus social reproduction : stratification in Eastern Europe / Raymond Sin-Kwok Wong --
Parents, partners and credentials : self-employment mobility in the United States and Germany / Patricia A. McManus --
Heating up the aspirations of Israeli Arab youth / Gad yair, Nabil Khattab and Aaron Benavot --
Educational pathways into the evolving labour market of West Africa / Stephen L. Morgan and William R. Morgan --
Uneven inroads : understanding women's status in higher education / Karen Bradley and Maria Charles --
Commentary : Inequality and schooling as an institution / Regina E. Werum and David P. Baker.
Series Title: Research in sociology of education, v. 14.
Responsibility: edited by David Baker [and others].
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