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ERIC Number: EJ030688
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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Stratifies Opportunities: The Essence of the "Vicious Circle"
Schiller, Bradley R.
American Journal of Sociology, 76, 3, 426-442, Nov '70
It is concluded that a substantial portion of the AFDC (Aid to Families with Dependent Children) sons' socioeconomic and academic underachievement can only be explained in terms of a relative constriction in opportunities. The Constriction itself is based on the economic status of the origin family. (Author)
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Aid to Families with Dependent Children