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The Policy Implications of Status Variables and Schooling

by Carol Camp Yeakey & Edmund W. Gordon - 1982

It is the purpose of this chapter to examine the relationship between status, schooling, and social mobility in American society, and to provide an historical as well as a contemporary analysis. Issues are centered around the social, political, and economic impingements which frame the variables under discussion.

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This article originally appeared in NSSE Yearbook Vol. 81, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 83 Number 5, 1982, p. 105-132
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19075, Date Accessed: 10/29/2020 4:34:05 AM

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  • Carol Yeakey
    Purdue University
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    CAROL CAMP YEAKEY is assistant professor of administration and higher education at the School of Education, Purdue University, in West Lafayette, Indiana. During the 1981-82 year, she was a Rockefeller Fellow at Yale University in the Bush Center for Child Development and Social Policy, Department of Psychology.
  • Edmund Gordon
    Yale University
    EDMUND W. GORDON is a Professor of Psychology & African and African-American Studies and Professor of Pediatric Psychology at Yale University.
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