ERIC Number: ED086784
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
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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)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academic Achievement, Black Education, Desegregation Effects, Desegregation Methods, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Needs, Educational Opportunities, Individual Development, Racial Attitudes, School Desegregation, Urban Education, Urban Schools
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"