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ERIC Number: ED086784
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 498
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Educating the Disadvantaged, 1971-1972: An AMS Anthology.
Flaxman, Erwin, Ed.
The articles in this collection are organized in four sections. Part I, "Equal Educational Opportunity," comprises five essays: "Inequality of Opportunity for Higher Education," W. H. Sewell; "Community Colleges and Social Stratification," J. Karabel; "The Distribution of Educational Resources in Large American Cities," J. D. Owen; "The Schools and Equal Opportunity," M. J. Bane and C. Jencks; and "Deschooling and the Disadvantaged: The Implications of the Illich Proposals," G. Goldberg. Part II, "Developmental Status and Ability," includes six essays, such as: "Malnutrition, Learning and Intelligence," H. Birch; "Longitudinal Development of Very Young Children in a Comprehensive Day Care Program: The First Two Years," H. B. Robinson and N. M. Robinson; and, "Race, Social Class, and I.Q.," S. Scarr-Salapatek. Part III, "Teachers and Schools," comprises 10 essays, among which are: "Notes Toward a Process of Afro-American Education," T. L. Wilson; "Children in Harlem's Community-Controlled Schools," M. Guttentag; "Social Distance and Social Inequality in a Ghetto Kindergarten Classroom: An Examination of the 'Cultural Gap' Hypothesis, R. C. Rist; "Free Versus Directed Schools: Benefits for the Disadvantaged?" N. Mills; and others. Part IV, "School Desegregation, Academic Achievement, and Racial Attitudes," includes five essays, among which are: "The Evidence on Busing," D. J. Armor; and, "Busing: A Review of the Evidence," T. F. Pettigrew, et al. (JM)
AMS Press, Inc., 56 E. 13 Street, New York, N. Y. 10003 ($8.95 paper)
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Note: Fourth annual volume in the series "Educating the Disadvantaged"