Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-155) and index.
Same city, different paths
On the streets where they live
The paradox of the level playing field
The new work, the new play
The more, the more (the less, the less)
The new literacies
Developing information capital
Postscript: breaking out--giving our children a fighting chance.
A portrait of two communities in Philadelphia with drastically different economic resources. Over the course of their 10-year investigation, the authors came to understand that this disparity between affluence and poverty has created a knowledge gap with serious implifications for students' economic prosperity and social mobility. (source: Nielsen Book Data)