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Inheriting Possibility : Social Reproduction and Quantification in Education.

Author: Ezekiel J Dixon-Román
Publisher: Minnesota : University of Minnesota Press, 2017. ©2017.
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Dixon-Román, Ezekiel J.
Inheriting Possibility : Social Reproduction and Quantification in Education
Minnesota : University of Minnesota Press,c2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ezekiel J Dixon-Román
ISBN: 9781452954424 1452954429
OCLC Number: 1151798388
Description: 1 online resource (268 pages)
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Preface --
Introduction: Enumerating Difference beyond Anthropocentrism --
1. Inheriting Possibility: Quantum Anthropologies and the Forces of Inheritance --
2. Cultural Studies and Quantification: Toward a Diffractive Methodology --
3. Parenting Performativities: Assemblages of "Difference" and the Materil-Diacursive Practices of Parenting --
4. Inheriting Merit: The SAT as an Institutionalized Measuring Apparatus for Social Mobility --
Conclusion: Enfolding Possibilities --
Appendix A: Quantitative Methods and Results for Chapter 3 --
Appendix B: Quantitative Methods and Results for Chapter 4 --
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