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Social scientists, community and lawyers working to overcome educational inequality

Peter Roos

Social scientists, community and lawyers working to overcome educational inequality

a view from the United States

by Peter Roos

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Published by University of London, Institute of Education in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational equalization -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Educational equalization -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 21.

    StatementPeter Roos ; comment [by] Margherita Rendel ; introduction by Basil Bernstein.
    SeriesOccasional paper -- no. 4, Occasional paper (University of London. Centre for Multicultural Education) -- no. 4.
    ContributionsRendel, Margherita N.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p. ;
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22161993M
    ISBN 100854731970

    Educational gradients in health status, morbidity, and mortality are well established, but which aspects of schooling produce those gradients is only partially understood. We draw on newly available data from the midlife follow-up of the High School and Beyond sophomore cohort to analyze the relationship between students’ level of coursework.   I began discussing economic inequality in my classrooms more than a decade ago when President Bush successfully pushed through Congress another round of supply-side tax cuts. Since then, there have been continuous discussions about the consequences of having so much of the nation’s wealth concentrated in the hands of a few super wealthy individuals and [ ].

      As income inequality is growing in many countries, associated social problems are also getting worse. from Janu How a . Sylvia and The Struggle Against Class Consciousness in Toni Cade Bambara's "The Lesson" "The Lesson" by Toni Cade Bambara is not just a spirited story about a poor girl out of place in an expensive toy store, it is a social commentary. "The Lesson" is a story about one African-American girl's struggle with her growing awareness of class inequality.

      Other articles in this series: Impacts of Inequality: Economic Stagnation, Economic Inequality, Innovation and Cronyism, and Economic Inequality and Social Friction. Follow me on Author: Bill Conerly. The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) aims to put social justice at the heart of British politics. Our policy development is rooted in the wisdom of those working to tackle Britain’s deepest social problems and the experience of those whose lives have been affected by poverty.


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