Über den Autor
William A. Sampson is associate professor of public policy and sociology at DePaul University. He is also the author of Black Student Achievement, (ScarecrowEducation, 2002) and Poor Latino Families and School Preparation, (ScarecrowEducation, 2003).
Chapter 1 Preface Part 2 1. School Preparation among the Disadvantaged Part 3 2. Research Methods: The Evanston Study Part 4 3. Family Analysis for Multiple Student Families Part 5 4. School Preparation and the Above-Average Student Part 6 5. School Preparation and the Average Achievers Part 7 6. School Preparation and the Low Achievers Part 8 7. Do Schools Really Matter? Part 9 8. So What Does It Mean? Chapter 10 Epilogue: A Return to the Beginning Chapter 11 Bibliography Chapter 12 Index Chapter 13 About the Author
Based upon the data collected during intense long-term observations of students and families in their homes, this book examines the role of the family in the school preparation process among poor Blacks and poor Latinos.