Family Environments, School Resources, and Educational Outcomes, 1st Edition

  • Hyunjoon Park
  • Grace Kao
  • Published By: Emerald Publishing Limited
  • ISBN-10: 1784416274
  • ISBN-13: 9781784416270
  • DDC: 371.192
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 216 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released November 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Research in Sociology of Education.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Introduction: Family Environments, School Resources, and Educational Outcomes.
1: How Schools Matter: The Need for a Contextual Perspective.
2: Preschool Enrollment, Classroom Instruction, Elementary School Context, and the Reading Achievement of Children From Low-Income Families.
3: The Consequences of Principal and Teacher Turnover for School Social Resources.
4: The Effect of Mothers’ Educational Credentials On Children’s Outcomes: Does Being a First-Generation Or Continuing-Generation College Graduate Matter?.
5: Children’s Highbrow Cultural Activities and Academic Achievement in Hong Kong.
6: The Hopes Carry Them On: Early Educational Expectations and Later Educational Outcomes in Rural Gansu, China.
About the Authors.