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Author Attewell, Paul A., 1949-

Title Passing the torch : does higher education for the disadvantaged pay off across the generations? / Paul Attewell and David E. Lavin ; in collaboration with Thurston Domina and Tania Levey.

Imprint New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  378.1982694 At82p 2007    ---  Available
Description xviii, 268 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series American Sociological Association's Rose series in sociology
Rose series in sociology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-258) and index.
Contents Passing the torch: an overview -- Thirty years later: educational attainments -- How families fared: the college payoff -- Breaking the cycle of disadvantage: maternal education and children's success -- How college changes a mother's parenting and affects her children's educational outcomes -- Dads and neighborhoods: their contributions to children's success -- Mass higher education and its critics -- The bottom line: the difference that open access makes.
Subject Youth with social disabilities -- Education (Higher) -- United States.
Educational equalization -- United States.
College graduates -- United States -- Economic conditions.
Social mobility -- United States.
Added Author Lavin, David E.
ISBN 9780871540379

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