ERIC Number: EJ396152
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Educational Attainment as a Determinant of Social Class among Black Americans.
Smith, A. Wade
Journal of Negro Education, v58 n3 p416-29 Sum 1989
Presents findings of study to determine statistical relationship between educational attainment and social class among Blacks based on sample of 1,054 individuals. Finds years of schooling did not correlate highly with self-identified social class, though work-related prestige and authority related significantly to educational attainment. (MW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue with the title "Shaping the Urban Future: People and Places, Problems and Potentials"; based on an earlier paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research, San Francisco, CA, March 1989.