ERIC Number: EJ585004
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Still the Land of Opportunity?
Sawhill, Isabel V.
Public Interest, n135 p3-17 Spr 1999
U.S. society needs to focus its attention less on the distribution of income and more on the opportunity each citizen has to achieve success. An attempt to give every child the same chance to succeed must deal with the diversity of early family environments and genetic endowments. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Based in part on "Getting Ahead: Economic and Social Mobility in America" by Daniel P. McMurrer and Isabel V. Sawhill, Urban Institute Press, Washington, DC, 1998.