Home Advantage: Social Class and Parental Intervention in Elementary Education / Edition 1

Home Advantage: Social Class and Parental Intervention in Elementary Education / Edition 1

by Annette Lareau
     
 

This new edition contextualizes Lareau's original ethnography in a discussion of the most pressing issues facing educators at the beginning of the new millennium.See more details below

Overview

This new edition contextualizes Lareau's original ethnography in a discussion of the most pressing issues facing educators at the beginning of the new millennium.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742501454
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
399,312
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword by Julia Wrigley

Social Class and Parent Intervention in Schooling
What Do Teachers Want From Parents?
Separation Between Family and School: Colton
Interconnectedness Between Family and School: Prescott
Mothers and Fathers: Gender Differences in Parent Involvement in Schooling
Why Does Social Class Influence Parent Involvement in Schooling?
Educational Profits: The Positive Impact of Parental Involvement on Children's School Careers
Social Class Differences in Inter-Institutional Linkages

Appendix: Common Problems in Fieldwork: A Personal Essay

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