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ERIC Number: EJ031576
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1970
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The Validity of Children's Reports on Their Parents' Educational Level: A Methodological Note
St. John, Nancy
Sociology of Education, 43, 3, 255-269, Sum '70
Concludes that probably most 6th graders cannot be relied upon as indicators of parents' socioeconomic status. Infers psychological need as cause of blacks to upgrade fathers' status, whites to upgrade mothers' status, and children of either race to upgrade parent of the same sex as themselves. (Author/DB)
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