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Growing gaps : educational inequality around the world

Author: Paul A Attewell; Katherine S Newman
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Outlining the world-wide race for educational advantage, this book takes a comparative approach. Covering almost every continent, this book provides an overarching examination of who is actually able to benefit from economic growth and who, because of the educational demands it brings about, it shuts out.
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Genre/Form: Études transculturelles
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Attewell; Katherine S Newman
OCLC Number: 726833786
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 13 avril 2011).
Description: 1 online resource (1 texte électronique (x, 344 p.)) : ill., fichiers HTML
Contents: PREFACE; ACCESS TO EDUCATION: MOBILITY TOOL OR ROADBLOCK OF STRATIFICATION?; KATHERINE NEWMAN; PAUL ATTEWELL; CHRISTIAN COX; ANTONIO S. GUIMARAES; MALCOLM KESWELL; KWANG-YEONG SHIN, BYOUNG-HOON LEE; YAAKOV GILBOA, MOSHE JUSTMAN; LI CHUNLING; YI-LEE WONG; KAREN ROBSON; LOUIS CHAUVEL; PAWEL POLAWSKI; FENELLA FLEISCHMANN, JAAP DRONKERS; ANGEL HARRIS
Responsibility: edited by Paul Attewell, Katherine S. Newman.

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In Growing Gaps, Paul Attewell and Katherine S. Newman bring together an impressive group of scholars to closely examine the relationship between inequality and education. Covering almost every  Read more...

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