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ERIC Number: EJ167004
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Publication Date: 1977
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The Realism of Educational Ambitions in England and the United States
Kerckhoff, Alan C.
American Sociological Review, 42, 4, 563-71, Aug 77
Findings indicate that young American boys' expectations have little relation to either their social origins or their ability. All of this is consistent with the anticipated realism in England and with the English system's emphasis on ability in the process of sponsored mobility. (Author/AM)
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England); United States