Time to Read: Family Resources and Educational Outcomes in Britain*

@inproceedings{Cheung2003TimeTR,
  title={Time to Read: Family Resources and Educational Outcomes in Britain*},
  author={Sin Yi Cheung and Robert Andersen},
  year={2003}
}
INTRODUCTIONDespite ambitious educational reforms since the second World War, educational inequalities continue to persist in most industrialized societies (Shavit and Blossfeld, 1993). Most research in this area has examined the effects of ascriptive characteristics such as class, gender and ethnicity on educational attainment (Kerckhoff and Trott, 1993; Shavit and Blossfeld, 1993; Jonsson and Mills, 1996; Heath and McMahon, 1997). Another approach places greater importance on the effects of… CONTINUE READING

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