Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life (review)

  title={Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life (review)},
  author={Lisa D. Pearce},
  journal={Social Forces},
  pages={1661 - 1663}
of agency; agency is best invoked and enacted when the road map for one’s future is uncertain. Despite its many strengths, Opportunity and Uncertainty is still susceptible to the criticisms aimed at most studies based on nonrepresentative longitudinal data sets. Response rates are not optimal; the 1994 sample includes only 31 percent of the original sample. However, a detailed appendix documents the sources of sample attrition, and the authors take great efforts to contrast characteristics of… 
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Educational New Paternalism: Human Capital, Cultural Capital, and the Politics of Equal Opportunity

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