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Braun, Henry

The Dynamics of Opportunity in America

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Opportunity in America—Setting the Stage
Henry Braun, Irwin Kirsch

Part I. Understanding Where We Are Today

2. Segregation, Race, and the Social Worlds of Rich and Poor
Douglas S. Massey, 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, 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, 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, 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

Keywords: Education, Educational Policy and Politics, Public Policy, Economic Policy, Knowledge - Discourse, Labor Economics

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Page amount
28 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319259918
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-25989-5

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