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ERIC Number: EJ406199
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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The Attitude-Achievement Paradox among Black Adolescents.
Mickelson, Roslyn Arlin
Sociology of Education, v63 n1 p44-61 Jan 1990
Explores the relationship between positive attitudes towards education and poor academic performance. Samples 1,193 high school seniors, and demonstrates that attitudes towards education are multidimensional. Divides attitudes into two dimensions: concrete and abstract, expounding on both dimensions. Illustrates how race and class influence school outcomes. (RW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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