Segregation, Patriarchy - SOC112 Current Social Problems Ben Gibbs Fall 2011 44 When does segregation matter It only matters if it is linked to life

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SOC112 Current Social Problems Ben Gibbs Fall 2011 44. When does segregation matter? It only matters if it is linked to life chances. 45. What are the lasting effects of neighborhood contexts? You can take the kid out of the neighborhood but you cant take the neighborhood out of the kid. Previous context will have lasting influence. 46. How does disadvantage hurt kids? A childs agency works with a childs structure. lower health, higher levels of antisocial behavior, lower cognitive skill 47. Does school readiness matter? Yes. A black student at five years old is already 6 months behind his white, also five years old, classmate. 48. What are the “twin peaks” of intragenerational mobility? What does this say about the role of early childhood on later achievement? The “twin peaks” are the high percentages of children that grow up to have the same income as their parents (either high or low). The structure of a person’s childhood affects the outcome of the person’s life.

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