Class Counts: Education, Inequality, and the Shrinking Middle Class

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März 2007



Class counts. Class differences and class warfare have existed since the beginning of western civilization, but the gap in income and wealth between the rich (top 10 percent) and the rest has increased steadily in the last twenty-five years.


Chapter 1 Historical Thoughts of Equality and Inequality Chapter 2 1776 and Beyond: Elitist Versus Enlightened Thought Chapter 3 Patrician Influence and Social/Educational Thought Chapter 4 What Is Equality? Chapter 5 Education and Mobility and the American Dream Chapter 6 The Golden Years Are Over Chapter 7 World Inequality Chapter 8 Wishful Thinking: Recommendations and Solutions


Allan Ornstein is professor of education at St. John's University. He is a former Fulbright-Hayes Scholar and is the author of more than 400 articles and 50 books on education and social issues, including Foundations of Education, 9th ed; Education Administration: Concept and Practices, 4th ed., and Curriculum Foundations, Principles, and Issues.


useful for studies in inequality. CHOICE, March 2008 Class Counts makes a useful resource for lively and relevant discussions for doctoral level social justice or educational leadership and policy courses. It would effectively supplement an advanced educational foundations course...Educators and their students will find Class Counts helps them become more informed voters. -- Leslie S. Kaplan & William A. Owings Teachers College Record
EAN: 9780742547414
ISBN: 0742547418
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2007
Seitenanzahl: 357 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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