Research news, analysis and insights

Heterogeneous middle-class and disparate educational advantage

The heterogeneity of the contemporary Indian middle-class has been discussed widely. However, the effect of its internal differences on the distribution of educational resources needs to be examined systematically. Drawing upon in-depth interviews with parents in 53 middle-class families in Dehradun, India, Achala Gupta explores three aspects of the home-school relationship: how socioeconomic transformations shape parents’ aspirations for their children’s future, educational decisions parents make to realise those aspirations, and mothers’ engagement in their children’s everyday schooling.

Publication

Total
1
Shares
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Previous Article

Legalising assisted dying: cross purposes and unintended consequences

Next Article

Explaining citizens suspicions about elections

×
You have free insight(s) remaining for this month.
Related Posts
error: Faculti Content is protected. Please check our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.

Add the Faculti Web App to your Mobile or Desktop homescreen

Install
×