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EPFA 551 Paper 1 Text selection Analysis/Reflection On page 272 in SAS, it is stated that the wealthy acknowledge the advantages they have because of their family's status, but simultaneously argue that they have “earned” the privilege from their “individual hard work, efforts, and achievements.” Chapter 28 describes education as the “Great Equalizer” and emphasizes the idea that schools have inequalities in funding as well as opportunity Chapter 37 initiates with a study on child rearing practices for professional, working class, and welfare families. This comment is especially pertinent to me right now. With the 08 presidential election, a lot of discourse has been going on between myself and friends regarding the inequalities plaguing America. I have friends who feel this exact same way (that they somehow “earned” their advantage even though they were born into wealth), and continuously fail to recognize that the American Dream is not entirely attainable for everyone. Certain circumstances make the
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2009 for the course ELP 551 taught by Professor Farahmandpurr. during the Fall '08 term at Portland State.

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