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Unformatted text preview: Joy Randle WIEF 12/5/2011 ABC Paper #9 Text References 1. Page 303- realizing aspirations and reality 2. Page 365-power, privilege, and class. No race? 3. Page 305- societies impact on success 4. Page 354- wearing hats in the study. 5. Page 296- being useless to your child in the middle class 6. Page 289- the gap that U.S. high schools contribute to 7. Page 283- College expectations coincide with middle class experiences 8. Page 278- Unequal resources continue in educational career. Unequal Childhoods (13-15) “For many working-class and poor youth, including Billy, Katie, Harold, and others, going to college was never a serious consideration. Their focus was on graduating from high school or earning a GED.” (291) Lareau goes into informal knowledge of working class and poor families. The parents want their children to be successful in life, which as she says “now often requires getting a college education”. The study shows that these two classes were not informed or helpful in the college education”....
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- Spring '12
- English, Lareau