Categories

Journal Article: Race, class, and educational opportunity: Trends in the socioilogy of education

Categories

Blacks, Equal Education, Literature Review, Poverty, Social, Class, Academic Achievement, Race and Ethnic Discrimination

Authors

Epps, Edgar G.

Published

1995, Dec

Abstract

Reviews 52 articles, published 1965–1995, on the effect of social class on educational opportunity for African Americans. Social allocation processes in schools, the relationship of poverty to academic achievement, and educational attainment are considered. The presence of a racial gap in education is also discussed. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA )

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