ERIC Number: EJ502246
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Social Capital and the Reproduction of Inequality: Information Networks among Mexican-Origin High School Students.
Stanton-Salazar, Ricardo D.; Dornbusch, Sanford M.
Sociology of Education, v68 n2 p116-35 Apr 1995
Reports on a study of social relationships, parental characteristics, academic achievement, and occupational expectations among 205 secondary-level Mexican-American high school students in California. Suggests that bilingualism may provide special advantages in obtaining the institutional support necessary for school success and social mobility. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Career Choice, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Interrelationships, Foreign Countries, Individual Power, Mexican Americans, Parent Influence, Second Language Learning, Secondary Education, Social Capital, Social Class, Social Mobility, Sociocultural Patterns, Socioeconomic Influences, Socioeconomic Status, Student Characteristics
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Audience: Researchers; Policymakers
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Identifiers - Location: California