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Discrimination in the Credential Society: An Audit Study of Race and College Selectivity in the Labor Market
  • S. Gaddis
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • 1 June 2015
Racial inequality in economic outcomes, particularly among the college educated, persists throughout US society. Scholars debate whether this inequality stems from racial differences in human capitalExpand
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The influence of habitus in the relationship between cultural capital and academic achievement.
  • S. Gaddis
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Social science research
  • 2013
Scholars routinely use cultural capital theory in an effort to explain class differences in academic success but often overlook the key concept of habitus. Rich, longstanding debates within theExpand
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What's in a Relationship?: An Examination of Social Capital, Race and Class in Mentoring Relationships
After 25 years of intense scrutiny, social capital remains an important yet highly debated concept in social science research. This research uses data from youth and mentors in several chapters ofExpand
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Shining a Light or Fumbling in the Dark? The Effects of NCLB’s Subgroup-Specific Accountability on Student Achievement
The theory of action behind the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 is that “shining a light” on subgroup performance will increase reading and math test scores for minority and disadvantaged students.Expand
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How Black Are Lakisha and Jamal? Racial Perceptions from Names Used in Correspondence Audit Studies
Online correspondence audit studies have emerged as the primary method to examine racial discrimination. Although audits use distinctive names to signal race, few studies scientifically examine dataExpand
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Centring clients' accounts in the construction of professional therapy knowledges
Most of the papers that can be downloaded from the Narrative Therapy Library and Bookshop were originally published in the International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work. We recommendExpand
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Contextualizing public stigma: Endorsed mental health treatment stigma on college and university campuses.
Scholars suggest that public mental health stigma operates at a meso-level and is associated with severity of symptoms, disclosure, self-esteem, and treatment-seeking behavior. However, theExpand
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Accountability Pressure, Academic Standards, and Educational Triage
Despite common conceptions, evidence on whether No Child Left Behind (NCLB) has had adverse effects for low achieving students is mixed. We hypothesize that the incentive to shift attention away fromExpand
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Exposure to Classroom Poverty and Test Score Achievement: Contextual Effects or Selection?1
It is widely believed that impoverished contexts harm children. Disentangling the effects of family background from the effects of other social contexts, however, is complex, making causal claimsExpand
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An Introduction to Audit Studies in the Social Sciences
An audit study is a specific type of field experiment primarily used to test for discriminatory behavior when survey and interview questions induce social desirability bas. In this chapter, I firstExpand
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