Topic: American Sociological Review

Skin Color Linked to Social Inequality in Contemporary Mexico, Study Shows

Oct. 6, 2010

Despite the popular, state-sponsored ideology that denies the existence of prejudice based on racial or skin color differences in Mexico, a new study from The University of Texas at Austin provides evidence of profound social inequality by skin color.

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Socioeconomic Desegregation Alone is Not Effective in Improving Classroom Performance, Study Reveals

Oct. 2, 2009

Although past research has linked academic achievement gains to socioeconomic desegregation in schools, a new analysis reveals some hidden academic and psychological risks of integrating low-income students in schools with predominantly middle- and upper-class student populations that might chip away at these achievement gains.

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