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Family Environments, School Resources, and Educational Outcomes Vol: 19

Grace Kao
University of Pennsylvania, USA

Hyunjoon Park
University of Pennsylvania, USA

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22 Jul 2016
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
216 pages - 152 x 229 x 20mm
Research in the Sociology of Education


Contributions come from authors spread around the globe, illuminating how the efficacy and ideologies of schooling variably unfold in differing national and historical contexts. Written by sociologists, anthropologists, economists, and cultural critics, this journal offers lively and accessible empirical work to a broad audience.
Introduction: Family Environments, School Resources, and Educational Outcomes; Hyunjoon Park and Grace Kao Xi 
1. How Schools Matter: The Need for a Contextual Perspective; Douglas B. Downey 
2. Preschool Enrollment, Classroom Instruction, Elementary School Context, and the Reading Achievement of Children from Low-Income Families; Robert Crosnoe, Aprile D. Benner and Pamela Davis-Kean 
3. The Consequences of Principal and Teacher Turnover for School Social Resources; Paul Hanselman, Jeffrey Grigg, Sarah K. Bruch and Adam Gamoran 
4. The Effect of Mothers' Educational Credentials on Children's Outcomes: Does Being a First-Generation or Continuing-Generation College Graduate Matter?; Susan A. Dumais and Laura Nichols 
5. Children's Highbrow Cultural Activities and Academic Achievement in Hong Kong; Soo-Yong Byun and Suet-Ling Pong 
6. The Hopes Carry Them On: Early Educational Expectations and Later Educational Outcomes in Rural Gansu, China; Yuping Zhang
Grace Kao, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA 
Hyunjoon Park, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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