ERIC Number: EJ604211
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Race, Cultural Capital, and Educational Resources: Persistent Inequalities and Achievement Returns.
Roscigno, Vincent J.; Ainsworth-Darnell, James W.
Sociology of Education, v72 n3 p158-78 Jul 1999
Analyzes the extent that black and white students differ in cultural capital and educational resources and whether these attributes mediate the relation between family background and racial disparities in achievement. Suggests that racial variations in cultural and educational resources vary while these resources have a small mediating effect on achievement gaps. (Contains references.) (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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