Ain't No Makin' It: Aspirations and Attainment in a Low-Income Neighborhood, Expanded Edition

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"I ain't goin' to college. Who wants to go to college? I'd just end up gettin' a shitty job anyway." So said Freddie Piniella, an eleven-year-old boy from Clarendon Heights low-income housing project, to Jay MacLeod, his counselor in a youth program. MacLeod was struck by the seeming self-defeatism of Freddie and his friends. How is it that in America, a nation of dreams and opportunities, a boy of eleven can feel trapped in a position of inherited poverty?The author immersed himself in the teenage underworld of Clarendon ...

Ain't No Makin' It: Aspirations and Attainment in a Low-Income Neighborhood, Expanded Edition 1995, Westview Press, Boulder, CO

ISBN-13: 9780813315157

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Ain't No Makin' It: Aspirations and Attainment in a Low-Income Neighborhood, Expanded Edition 1995, Routledge, Boulder, CO

ISBN-13: 9780813315140

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