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Getting Ahead: Economic and Social Mobility in America / Edition 1
     

Getting Ahead: Economic and Social Mobility in America / Edition 1

by Daniel P. McMurrer, Isabel V. Sawhill
 

ISBN-10: 0877666741

ISBN-13: 9780877666745

Pub. Date: 03/01/1998

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Adapted in part from the "Opportunity in America" series of policy briefs, this volume focuses on social and economic mobility in the United States. Class or family background has a strong effect on individual success, the authors find. They examine the possible reasons for this relationship; how it has changed over the past century; and the role of the economy, the

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Adapted in part from the "Opportunity in America" series of policy briefs, this volume focuses on social and economic mobility in the United States. Class or family background has a strong effect on individual success, the authors find. They examine the possible reasons for this relationship; how it has changed over the past century; and the role of the economy, the welfare system, and education in opening up opportunities for the less fortunate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780877666745
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Series:
Urban Institute Press Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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