Home Advantage: Social Class and Parental Intervention in Elementary Education [NOOK Book]

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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.
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Home Advantage: Social Class and Parental Intervention in Elementary Education

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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.
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Editorial Reviews

American Journal Of Sociology
An important and timely book about the ways parents are able (and unable) to shape their children s educational experiences...should be read by all current and future educators...required reading for students of qualitative research.
American Journal Of Sociology
An important and timely book about the ways parents are able (and unable) to shape their children’s educational experiences. . . . Should be read by all current and future educators . . . required reading for students of qualitative research.
American Journal of Sociology
An important and timely book about the ways parents are able (and unable) to shape their children’s educational experiences. . . . Should be read by all current and future educators . . . required reading for students of qualitative research.
Adam Gamoran
Home Advantage is already a classic in the sociology of education. It is theoretically rich and its findings are profound. It is also a model of excellence for qualitative research methods.
Aaron M. Pallas
Home Advantage is a marvelous tool for teaching about both the dynamics of school-family linkages and the realities of the process of social research. The book invariably triggers spirited discussions among students, and has a lasting influence on how they think about the sociology of education and about research.
Barrie Thorne
Home Advantage is a superb empirical study of family-school relations. The nuanced analysis, especially of the dynamics of social class, has given this work the well-earned status of a classic whose insights are of lasting value.
Doug Porpora
Home Advantage is the most compelling empirical illustration I have found of the concept of cultural capital. It is a rich book to teach, and in the stratification course in which I used it, the students considered it the best of the books they were assigned.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461637400
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/26/2000
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 879,268
  • File size: 728 KB

Meet the Author

Annette Lareau is the Stanley I. Sheerr Professor in the Social Sciences and Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania.
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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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