Working-class Minority Students' Routes To Higher Education by Roberta EspinozaWorking-class Minority Students' Routes To Higher Education by Roberta Espinoza

Working-class Minority Students' Routes To Higher Education

byRoberta EspinozaEditorRoberta Espinoza

Paperback | May 3, 2015

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While stories of working-class and minority students overcoming obstacles to attend and graduate from college tend to emphasize the individualistic and meritocratic aspect, this book - based in extensive empirical study of American high school classrooms, and in theories of social and cultural capital - examines the social relations that often underpin such successes, highlighting the significant formal and informal academic interventions by educators and other education professionals.

Roberta Espinoza is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at California State University, Fullerton.
Title:Working-class Minority Students' Routes To Higher EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:162 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:May 3, 2015Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415629659

ISBN - 13:9780415629652

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. Theoretical Foundation: Educational Social and Cultural Capital  3. Pivotal Moments That Produce Habitus Change  4. Educational Outcomes of a Hybrid Working/Middle-Class Habitus  5. The Transformative Power of Educators  6. Educator-Student Relationships That Shape College Aspirations and Academic Success  7. Conclusion