A Dream Deferred?: Examining the Degree Aspirations of African American and White College Students

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Taylor & Francis, 2001 - 186 pages
Empire's Children looks at works at by Rudyard Kipling, Frances Hodgson Burnett, E. Nesbit, Hugh Lofting, A.A. Milne, and Arthur Ransome for the ways these writers consciously and unconsciously used the metaphors of empire in their writing for children.

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Contents

Acknowledgments vii
1
What Are Aspirations? Definitions and Theoretical Foundations
11
3
31
Methodology for the Study
47
Data Sources
53
Limitations
65
6
95
Dreams Deferred?
119
Appendices
137
Bibliography
171
Author Index
181
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Deborah Faye Carter received her B.A. in sociology and psychology from the University of California-Santa Cruz and then attended the University of Michigan, where she earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in education. She is currently an assistant professor at Indiana University-School of Education (Bloomington, IN).

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