ERIC Number: EJ660134
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Cosmopolitan Environments and Adolescents' Gains in Social Studies.
Blau, Judith R.; Lamb, Vicki L.; Stearns, Elizabeth; Pellerin, Lisa
Sociology of Education, v74 n2 p121-38 Apr 2001
Presents a study that uses measures of neighborhood characteristics and school problems as a means to predicting students' success on achievement tests. Focuses on students in tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grades. Reports that students who live in neighborhoods with no racial inequalities achieve well in social studies. Includes references. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Sociology of Education is a refereed journal.