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
ISBN-10:
0742501450
ISBN-13:
9780742501454
Pub. Date:
07/28/2000
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
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Home Advantage: Social Class and Parental Intervention in Elementary Education / Edition 1

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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ISBN-13: 9780742501454
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/28/2000
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 491,591
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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