Home Advantage Social Class and Parental Intervention in Elementary Education

ISBN-10: 0742501450

ISBN-13: 9780742501454

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Annette Lareau

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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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List price: $38.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/26/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Annette Lareauis the Stanley I. Sheerr Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. She is faculty member in the Department of Sociology with a secondary appointment in the Graduate School of Education. Lareau is the author ofHome Advantage: Social Class and Parental Intervention in Elementary Education(1989; second edition, 2000), and coeditor ofSocial Class: How Does it Work?(2009); andEducation Research on Trial: Policy Reform and the Call for Scientific Rigor(2009); andJourneys through Ethnography: Realistic Accounts of Fieldwork(1996).

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