15. Social Influences on the Ethnic Achievement Gap

  1. Stephen M. Quintana and
  2. Clark McKown
  1. Clark McKown and
  2. Michael J. Strambler

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269930.ch15

Handbook of Race, Racism, and the Developing Child

Handbook of Race, Racism, and the Developing Child

How to Cite

McKown, C. and Strambler, M. J. (2007) Social Influences on the Ethnic Achievement Gap, in Handbook of Race, Racism, and the Developing Child (eds S. M. Quintana and C. McKown), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269930.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470043226

Online ISBN: 9781118269930

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Keywords:

  • american educational system;
  • ethnicity;
  • social influences;
  • individual innovation;
  • genetic endowment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Problem Statement

  • Two Kinds of Explanations of the Gap's Origin

  • Propositions of an Integrative Account of the Gap's Origins

  • Contribution of Direct and Signal Effects to the Gap

  • The Role of Culture

  • Discussion and Future Directions