Chapter 13. Race, Education, and Inequality

  1. Mary Romero and
  2. Eric Margolis
  1. Caroline Hodges Persell and
  2. Giselle F. Hendrie

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996973.ch14

The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities

The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities

How to Cite

Persell, C. H. and Hendrie, G. F. (2005) Race, Education, and Inequality, in The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities (eds M. Romero and E. Margolis), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996973.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631231547

Online ISBN: 9780470996973

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Keywords:

  • race;
  • education;
  • inequality;
  • educational achievement;
  • genetic explanations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Variations in Educational Achievement

  • Existing Explanations for the Gap and their Limitations

  • Genetic explanations

  • Cultural explanations

  • Structural explanations

  • Proposed Model

  • Relation of the model to existing research

  • Contemporary structural inequalities

  • Contemporary inequalities between racial groups

  • Socializing contexts

  • Structural features of schools

  • Resources

  • Processes

  • Interactions

  • Responses

  • Conclusions