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Education Research International
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 708989, 11 pages
An Empirical Test of Alternative Theories of Educational Inequality
1Department of Sociology, University of Texas, 1 University Station A1700, Austin, TX 78712-0118, USA
2Department of Sociology, University of Kansas, Fraser Hall, Room 710, 1415 Jayhawk Boulevard, Lawrence, KS 66045-7556, USA
3Department of Sociology, Portland State University, P.O. Box 751, Portland, OR 97207-0751, USA
Received 4 April 2012; Accepted 2 October 2012
Academic Editor: Alex W. H. Chan
Copyright © 2012 Arthur Sakamoto et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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