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The Resource Working class to college : the promise and peril facing blue-collar America, Robert Owen Carr with Dirk Johnson

Working class to college : the promise and peril facing blue-collar America, Robert Owen Carr with Dirk Johnson

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Working class to college : the promise and peril facing blue-collar America
Title
Working class to college
Title remainder
the promise and peril facing blue-collar America
Statement of responsibility
Robert Owen Carr with Dirk Johnson
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book exposes an education class divide that is threatening the American dream of upward social mobility and sowing resentment among those shut out or staggering under crushing debt. The book addresses ways to reduce college costs and shares the inspiring accounts of those who have endured all sorts of hardship "homelessness, an incarcerated parent, dangerously low self-esteem--and fought their way to college and commencement. --
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Carr, Robert Owen
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Johnson, Dirk
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  • Education, Higher
  • Working class
  • Blue collar workers
Label
Working class to college : the promise and peril facing blue-collar America, Robert Owen Carr with Dirk Johnson
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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rdacontent
Contents
The trap of debt and no diploma -- The power of getting a break -- The danger of a dream school -- The conflict between status and common sense -- When the major doesn't fit the bill -- Hasty decisions at the buzzer -- The land of privilege and poverty -- On the fence -- Good grades and cold cash -- Mentors make the difference -- The social costs for first-generation college kids -- drawing strength from hardship -- Dinner party prep school -- Seat and marts -- Finding the path through community college -- Bringing the university to the workplace -- Skilled trades: the other college -- Don't blame the kids -- Making it trough and giving back
Control code
ocn962231921
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xx, 202 pages
Isbn
9780252041105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)962231921
Label
Working class to college : the promise and peril facing blue-collar America, Robert Owen Carr with Dirk Johnson
Distribution
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The trap of debt and no diploma -- The power of getting a break -- The danger of a dream school -- The conflict between status and common sense -- When the major doesn't fit the bill -- Hasty decisions at the buzzer -- The land of privilege and poverty -- On the fence -- Good grades and cold cash -- Mentors make the difference -- The social costs for first-generation college kids -- drawing strength from hardship -- Dinner party prep school -- Seat and marts -- Finding the path through community college -- Bringing the university to the workplace -- Skilled trades: the other college -- Don't blame the kids -- Making it trough and giving back
Control code
ocn962231921
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xx, 202 pages
Isbn
9780252041105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)962231921

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