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Author Farkas, George, 1946-

Title Human capital or cultural capital? : ethnicity and poverty groups in an urban school district / George Farkas.

Publication Info. New York : A. de Gruyter,c 1996.

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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  370.1934 F229H    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Social institutions and social change
Social institutions and social change.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Skills, Habits, Styles, and School Success -- 3. Family Linguistic Culture and the Child's Cognitive-Skill Development / George Farkas and Kurt Beron -- 4. Cognitive Skill and Earnings Determination / George Farkas, Paula England, Keven Vicknair and Barbara Kilbourne -- 5. The Dallas Research Setting, Data, Methods -- 6. Basic Skills -- 7. Habits and Styles -- 8. Coursework Mastery -- 9. Course Grades -- 10. Intervening to Affect the Skills, Habits, and Styles of At-Risk Students -- 11. Reading One-One / George Farkas and Keven Vicknair -- 12. Bureaucratic Politics and Instructional Service Delivery: The Central Bureaucracy Strikes Back -- Appendix: Methodology for Constructing Table 10.2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-210) and index.
Subject Minorities -- Education -- Social aspects -- United States.
Poor -- Education -- Social aspects -- United States.
Academic achievement -- United States.
Human capital -- United States.
Educational anthropology -- United States.
Minorities -- Education -- Texas -- Dallas -- Reading -- Case studies.
Reading comprehension -- Texas -- Dallas -- Case studies.
Reading -- Remedial teaching -- Texas -- Dallas -- Case studies.
Remedial teaching -- Texas -- Dallas -- Case studies.
ISBN 0202305236 alkaline paper
0202305244 paperback alkaline paper
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