More problems with gap closing philosophy and research.

  title={More problems with gap closing philosophy and research.},
  author={John fl. Raven},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  volume={60 9},
          1041-2; author reply 1042-3
  • J. Raven
  • Published 1 December 2005
  • Psychology
  • The American psychologist
Although Ceci and Papierno's "The Rhetoric and Reality of Gap Closing: When the 'Have-Nots' Gain but the 'Haves' Gain Even More" (February-March 2005) was more than welcome, the discussion was nevertheless still couched within a seriously culturally biased conceptual framework. Even though most psychologists accept this framework, it actually renders many ways of dealing with the problem of disadvantage invisible and undiscussable. 

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