Inequality Begins at Home: The Role of Parenting in the Diverging Destinies of Rich and Poor Children

@inproceedings{Fuligni2015InequalityBA,
  title={Inequality Begins at Home: The Role of Parenting in the Diverging Destinies of Rich and Poor Children},
  author={Andrew J. Fuligni},
  year={2015}
}
Children face very different chances of getting ahead in life depending on the circumstances of their birth. Parenting and its role in the diverging destinies of rich and poor children are discussed in this chapter. Inequality begins at home. It develops from the myriad differences in the ways advantaged and disadvantaged parents interact with their children. Traditional policy interventions fail to attack the root cause of achievement gaps. To equalize the playing field, governments may need… CONTINUE READING
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