Unit 16: Education

This chapter examines the social institution of education, including its role in social inequality, the diversity of college enrollments and graduations, the effect of education on occupational and income attainment and mobility, the educational experience of women, minorities, and working-class persons, and developments in educational reform.


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    achievement test affirmative action cognitive ability
    cognitive elite credentialism educational deflation
    labeling effect latent functions multiculturalism
    predictive validity schooling self-fulfilling prophecy
    standardized ability test teacher expectancy effect tracking