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    Perspectives on Inequality

    Introduction

    In recent years the evidence for unequal outcomes of public schooling has continued to accumulate; so has evidence that existing differences in resource allocation in the schools have little influence on these outcomes. Schools, as we know them, only partially "equalize" children attending them: children become neither homogeneous in their skills nor in their prospects for adult success.

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    Spring 1973 Issue

    Abstracts

    Desegregating Urban Schools
    A Review of Techniques
    Gordon Foster
    Perspectives on Inequality
    Introduction
    After Apple-Picking
    Philip W. Jackson
    Forensic Social Science
    Alice M. Rivlin
    A Black Response to Christopher Jencks's Inequality and Certain Other Issues
    Ronald Edmonds, Andrew Billingsley, James Comer, James M. Dyer, William Hall, Robert Hill, Nan McGehee, Lawrence Reddick, Howard F. Taylor, Stephen Wright
    The Further Responsibility of Intellectuals
    Stephan Michelson
    Proving the Absence of Positive Associations
    Lester C. Thurow
    Social Policy, Power, and Social Science Research
    Kenneth B. Clark
    Comments on Inequality
    Beverly Duncan
    Equality of Opportunity and Equality of Results
    James S. Coleman
    Inequality in Retrospect
    Christopher Jencks
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