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Unformatted text preview: Week 12: School and the Reproduction of Inequality November 12, 2010 Quiz • 4 readings for next week, 1 question devoted to each reading • this will be the 2nd to last quiz for the semester • NO QUIZ next Monday (November 22) • The upcoming quiz will include material from both weeks Movie: People Like Us • All kinds of measures of class in America o Dependent on looks, popularity, etc. • America=Nation of tribes • A generation ago, people went to private school to avoid black people. Now, people go to private school to avoid poor people • The choices you make reveal your class o White bread vs. wheat bread • According to the American Dream, everyone has a shot at moving up ...
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