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Education, society, and economic opportunity

a historical perspective on persistent issues

by Maris Vinovskis

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Public schools -- United States -- History.,
    • Education -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.,
    • Education -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History.,
    • School attendance -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-229) and index.

      StatementMaris A. Vinovskis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA212 .V56 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 235 p. :
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1274366M
      ISBN 100300062699
      LC Control Number95005892

        Introduction. Education is a powerful force for advancing opportunity, prosperity and growth. Educational attainment is a significant determinant of a range of measures of well-being, including an individual’s likelihood of marrying, owning a home, or living a long life, as well as her likelihood of being arrested. Economic Development Reference Guide Acknowledgements Verizon Verizon's mission is to open doors for economic development and to build relationships and partnerships that help create and retain jobs in Verizon communities. New jobs are the lifeblood of any thriving region and can ensure economic health and prosperity for years to come. Job.

      signi cant opportunities but also pose major challenges. Today, innovations in information technology are having wide-ranging e ects across numerous domains of society, and policy makers are acting on issues involving economic productivity, intellectual property rights, privacy protection, and a ordability of and access to information. Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and ional methods include teaching, training, storytelling, discussion and directed ion frequently takes place under the guidance of educators, however learners can also educate ion can take place in formal or informal settings and any.

        The latest book in Oprah's book club alleges that America, the so-called “land of opportunity,” is actually a caste system. But Oprah's own magnificent rags-to-riches stories undermines the central claim of Isabel Wilkerson's critically acclaimed new book. Economy and Society: An Outline of Interpretive Sociology (; German: Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft. Grundriß der verstehenden Soziologie; or simply Economy and Society) is a book by political economist and sociologist Max Weber, published posthumously in Germany by his wife ide The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (), it is considered to be one of Weber's.


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