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Such a lot societies position nice religion within the sleek school's strength to supply youngsters a extra wealthy destiny, from higher jobs to wider social possibilities. In flip, political leaders all over the world push to extend western kinds of education, developing extra slots for kids, from preschool via collage degrees. but regardless of this notable institutional switch, are societies turning into equitable, specially for these teams dwelling at the margins of civil society? Why, in too many instances, has education didn't convey on its promise of lowering financial and social disparities? This quantity addresses those questions, taking the reader right into a number of countries and cultural settings. With stories from Europe, the center East, Africa, and Asia, the quantity illuminates how colleges can lessen or toughen the layered stratification of society, even in international locations with non-western traditions. The members, varied of their personal origins and viewpoints, boost our knowing of stratification by way of highlighting how a nation's historical past, specific associations, and cultural context form the school's potency as an agent of fairness. The chapters flow past person conceptions of attainment and distinguish near-universal as opposed to country-specific mechanisms that represent the interaction among university growth and inequality. It exhibits how faculties can lessen or strengthen the layered stratification of society, even in countries with non-western traditions.

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