ERIC Number: EJ541582
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Book Review. "Greater Expectations: Overcoming the Culture of Indulgence in America's Homes and Schools," by William Damon.
Reed, Edward S.
Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, v43 n1 p160-63 Jan 1997
Maintains that America's lowered expectations about education are not a loss of previous American virtues but neither are they a "culture of indulgence" as Damon suggests; they are simply adaptations by the populace to the difficult job of getting along in a highly competitive world. (MDM)
Publication Type: Book/Product Reviews; Journal Articles
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