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Opportunity and the family

John H. Scanzoni

Opportunity and the family

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 241-244.

    Statementby John H. Scanzoni.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ734 .S376
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 247 p.
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5694957M
    LC Control Number70084935

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Equality of Opportunity and the Family. Family background has long been recognized as a source of inequality. A wide-range of factors differentially influence parenting styles and upbringing.

Even before we consider that children have quite different personalities and needs, it is clear from inequality in family wealth and differences in employment that family background will influence a child’s prospects in.

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Coates has recently taken up the subject of the black family in the Atlantic. Building on the work of Michelle Alexander, who argues that the incarceration of black men is the new Jim Crow — just the latest legal means that whites have divised to maintain their position of privilege and authority over blacks — Coates.

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