American Education: The Equal Opportunity Myth

Show simple item record Dodge, Kimberly K. 2018-05-03T20:23:44Z 2018-05-03T20:23:44Z 1990-08-01
dc.description.abstract In this paper, I will look at the following four things; crisis in American schools, expectations and demands of schools, the role of schools, and alternative options for schools. There is a perceived crisis in American schools. This section will examine where this fear of crisis comes from. Expectations and demands of schools is an explanation of the varied roles schools have become expected to perform. The role of schools is stratifying students to fit and accept their place in the social stratification Iadder of society. Alternative options gives alternative structures for schooling. Education is more than attending school.
dc.subject education
dc.subject social class
dc.subject role of school
dc.title American Education: The Equal Opportunity Myth
dc.type Thesis
dc.description.thesisdegreename Master of Arts
dc.description.thesisdegreediscipline Liberal Studies
dc.description.thesisdegreegrantor University of Michigan-Flint
dc.contributor.committeemember Marston, Wilfred G.
dc.contributor.committeemember Lord, George F.
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampus Flint
dc.identifier.uniqname 06593780
dc.owningcollname Dissertations and Theses (Ph.D. and Master's)
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