ERIC Number: EJ630479
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Poverty and the (Broken) Promise of Higher Education.
Adair, Vivyan C.
Harvard Educational Review, v71 n2 p217-39 Sum 2001
Review of welfare reform legislation and interviews with low-income single mothers indicate that they experience dramatic benefits from completing college degrees but have limited opportunities and support for doing so. They lack role models and experience severe dislocation, disidentification, and class anxiety. (Contains 41 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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