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The Dynamics of Opportunity in America : Evidence and Perspectives /

Irwin Kirsch, Henry Braun, editors.

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Names: Kirsch, Irwin S., | Braun, Henry I.,
Published: Cham : Springer Open, [2016]
Topics: Educational equalization - United States.
Regions: United States.
Genres: Electronic books.
Online Access: SpringerLink - Full text online
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1. Introduction: Opportunity in America--Setting the Stage / Henry Braun and Irwin Kirsch -- PART I. UNDERSTANDING WHERE WE ARE TODAY -- 2. Segregation, Race, and the Social Worlds of Rich and Poor / Douglas S. Massey and Jonathan Tannen -- 3. Federalism and Inequality in Education: What Can History Tell Us? / Carl Kaestle -- 4. The Changing Distribution of Educational Opportunities: 1993-2012 / Bruce Baker, Danielle Farrie, and David G. Sciarra -- 5. The Dynamics of Opportunity in America: A Working Framework / Henry Braun.
PART II. THE LABOR MARKET -- 6. Wages in the United States: Trends, Explanations, and Solutions / Jared Bernstein -- 7. The Widening Socioeconomic Divergence in the U.S. Labor Market / Ishwar Khatiwada and Andrew M. Sum.
PART III. EDUCATION AND OPPORTUNITY -- 8. Gates, Gaps, and Intergenerational Mobility: The Importance of an Even Start / Timothy M. (Tim) Smeeding -- 9. Quality and Equality in American Education: Systemic Problems, Systemic Solutions / Jennifer A. O'Day and Marshall S. Smith -- 10. Restoring Opportunity by Expanding Apprenticeship / Robert I. Lerman -- 11. Improving Opportunity Through Better Human Capital Investments for the Labor Market / Harry J. Holzer.
PART IV. POLITICS AND THE ROAD AHEAD -- 12. Political and Policy Responses to Problems of Inequality and Opportunity: Past, Present, and Future / Leslie McCall -- 13. How Will We Know? The Case for Opportunity Indicators / Richard V. Reeves.
PART V. SEEKING INCLUSIVE PROSPERITY -- 14. Epilogue: Can Capitalists Reform Themselves? / Chrystia Freeland -- Appendix. Members of the Opportunity in America Advisory Panel.

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