Education, Social Background and Cognitive Ability
The Decline of the Social
||Marks, Gary N.|
|Series title:||Routledge Research in Education Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $160.00|
| Book Description: |
Are socioeconomic inequalities in education declining? Is socioeconomic background becoming less important for people's occupational class or status? How important is cognitive ability for education and later occupational outcomes? How do countries differ in the importance of socioeconomic background for education and work?
Gary N. Marks argues that in western industrialized countries, pervasive views that socioeconomic background (or class background) has strong and...