Giving Kids a Fair Chance (Boston Review Books)

4,03 valoración promedio
( 29 valoraciones por GoodReads )
 
9780262019132: Giving Kids a Fair Chance (Boston Review Books)
Review:

" Giving Kids a Fair Chance is remarkable for the scientific advances that it represents, in good part due to Heckman and his co-authors... The book stands out among economic studies in its attention to noncognitive skills, 'including strength of motivation, an ability to act on long-term plans, and the socioemotional regulation needed to work with others' or 'character.'" -- Science

From the Publisher:

In Giving Kids a Fair Chance, Nobel Prize-winning economist James Heckman argues that the accident of birth is the greatest source of inequality in America today. Children born into disadvantage are, by the time they start kindergarten, already at risk of dropping out of school, teen pregnancy, crime, and a lifetime of low-wage work. This is bad for all those born into disadvantage and bad for American society. Current social and education policies directed toward children focus on improving cognition, yet success in life requires more than smarts. Heckman calls for a refocus of social policy toward early childhood interventions designed to enhance both cognitive abilities and such non-cognitive skills as confidence and perseverance. This new focus on preschool intervention would emphasize improving the early environments of disadvantaged children and increasing the quality of parenting while respecting the primacy of the family and America's cultural diversity. Heckman shows that acting early has much greater positive economic and social impact than later interventions -- which range from reduced pupil-teacher ratios to adult literacy programs to expenditures on police -- that draw the most attention in the public policy debate. At a time when state and local budgets for early interventions are being cut, Heckman issues an urgent call for action and offers some practical steps for how to design and pay for new programs. The debate that follows delves deeply into some of the most fraught questions of our time: the sources of inequality, the role of schools in solving social problems, and how to invest public resources most effectively. Mike Rose, Geoffrey Canada, Charles Murray, Carol Dweck, Annette Lareau, and other prominent experts participate.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Comprar nuevo Ver libro

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America

Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Añadir al carrito

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Heckman, James J.
Editorial: MIT Press Ltd, United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 0262019132 ISBN 13: 9780262019132
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción MIT Press Ltd, United States, 2013. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 185 x 119 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In Giving Kids a Fair Chance, Nobel Prize-winning economist James Heckman argues that the accident of birth is the greatest source of inequality in America today. Children born into disadvantage are, by the time they start kindergarten, already at risk of dropping out of school, teen pregnancy, crime, and a lifetime of low-wage work. This is bad for all those born into disadvantage and bad for American society. Current social and education policies directed toward children focus on improving cognition, yet success in life requires more than smarts. Heckman calls for a refocus of social policy toward early childhood interventions designed to enhance both cognitive abilities and such non-cognitive skills as confidence and perseverance. This new focus on preschool intervention would emphasize improving the early environments of disadvantaged children and increasing the quality of parenting while respecting the primacy of the family and America s cultural diversity. Heckman shows that acting early has much greater positive economic and social impact than later interventions -- which range from reduced pupil-teacher ratios to adult literacy programs to expenditures on police -- that draw the most attention in the public policy debate. At a time when state and local budgets for early interventions are being cut, Heckman issues an urgent call for action and offers some practical steps for how to design and pay for new programs. The debate that follows delves deeply into some of the most fraught questions of our time: the sources of inequality, the role of schools in solving social problems, and how to invest public resources most effectively. Mike Rose, Geoffrey Canada, Charles Murray, Carol Dweck, Annette Lareau, and other prominent experts participate. Nº de ref. de la librería AAU9780262019132

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 11,83
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Heckman, James J.
Editorial: The MIT Press
ISBN 10: 0262019132 ISBN 13: 9780262019132
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 9
Librería
Movie Mars
(Indian Trail, NC, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción The MIT Press. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0262019132 Brand New Book. Ships from the United States. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee!. Nº de ref. de la librería 16238874

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 9,36
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,76
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Heckman, James J.
Editorial: MIT Press (2013)
ISBN 10: 0262019132 ISBN 13: 9780262019132
Nuevos Cantidad: 2
Librería
PBShop
(Wood Dale, IL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción MIT Press, 2013. HRD. Estado de conservación: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería IB-9780262019132

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 9,37
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,76
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Heckman, James J.
Editorial: MIT Press Ltd, United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 0262019132 ISBN 13: 9780262019132
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción MIT Press Ltd, United States, 2013. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 185 x 119 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In Giving Kids a Fair Chance, Nobel Prize-winning economist James Heckman argues that the accident of birth is the greatest source of inequality in America today. Children born into disadvantage are, by the time they start kindergarten, already at risk of dropping out of school, teen pregnancy, crime, and a lifetime of low-wage work. This is bad for all those born into disadvantage and bad for American society. Current social and education policies directed toward children focus on improving cognition, yet success in life requires more than smarts. Heckman calls for a refocus of social policy toward early childhood interventions designed to enhance both cognitive abilities and such non-cognitive skills as confidence and perseverance. This new focus on preschool intervention would emphasize improving the early environments of disadvantaged children and increasing the quality of parenting while respecting the primacy of the family and America s cultural diversity. Heckman shows that acting early has much greater positive economic and social impact than later interventions -- which range from reduced pupil-teacher ratios to adult literacy programs to expenditures on police -- that draw the most attention in the public policy debate. At a time when state and local budgets for early interventions are being cut, Heckman issues an urgent call for action and offers some practical steps for how to design and pay for new programs. The debate that follows delves deeply into some of the most fraught questions of our time: the sources of inequality, the role of schools in solving social problems, and how to invest public resources most effectively. Mike Rose, Geoffrey Canada, Charles Murray, Carol Dweck, Annette Lareau, and other prominent experts participate. Nº de ref. de la librería AAU9780262019132

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 13,18
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Heckman, James J.
ISBN 10: 0262019132 ISBN 13: 9780262019132
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 6421673

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 9,57
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,76
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Heckman, James J.
Editorial: MIT Press
ISBN 10: 0262019132 ISBN 13: 9780262019132
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción MIT Press. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 0262019132

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 10,15
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,30
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Heckman, James J.
ISBN 10: 0262019132 ISBN 13: 9780262019132
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 3
Librería
VNHM SHOP
(Pompano Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. New. This item is new unopened, never used and still in its original manufacturer condition. Tracking number will be provided to you so that you may track your order (for all USA orders). Nº de ref. de la librería 115613263

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 14,78
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Heckman, James J.
Editorial: MIT Press Ltd
ISBN 10: 0262019132 ISBN 13: 9780262019132
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 3
Librería
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción MIT Press Ltd. Hardback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Giving Kids a Fair Chance, James J. Heckman, In Giving Kids a Fair Chance, Nobel Prize-winning economist James Heckman argues that the accident of birth is the greatest source of inequality in America today. Children born into disadvantage are, by the time they start kindergarten, already at risk of dropping out of school, teen pregnancy, crime, and a lifetime of low-wage work. This is bad for all those born into disadvantage and bad for American society. Current social and education policies directed toward children focus on improving cognition, yet success in life requires more than smarts. Heckman calls for a refocus of social policy toward early childhood interventions designed to enhance both cognitive abilities and such non-cognitive skills as confidence and perseverance. This new focus on preschool intervention would emphasize improving the early environments of disadvantaged children and increasing the quality of parenting while respecting the primacy of the family and America's cultural diversity. Heckman shows that acting early has much greater positive economic and social impact than later interventions -- which range from reduced pupil-teacher ratios to adult literacy programs to expenditures on police -- that draw the most attention in the public policy debate. At a time when state and local budgets for early interventions are being cut, Heckman issues an urgent call for action and offers some practical steps for how to design and pay for new programs. The debate that follows delves deeply into some of the most fraught questions of our time: the sources of inequality, the role of schools in solving social problems, and how to invest public resources most effectively. Mike Rose, Geoffrey Canada, Charles Murray, Carol Dweck, Annette Lareau, and other prominent experts participate. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780262019132

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,43
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,75
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Heckman, James J.
Editorial: MIT Press Ltd (2013)
ISBN 10: 0262019132 ISBN 13: 9780262019132
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Valoración
[?]

Descripción MIT Press Ltd, 2013. Estado de conservación: New. 2013. Hardcover. Series: Boston Review Books. Num Pages: 152 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JNFN; KJB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 185 x 115 x 16. Weight in Grams: 216. . . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780262019132

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 15,29
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Irlanda a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Heckman, James J.
Editorial: The MIT Press (2013)
ISBN 10: 0262019132 ISBN 13: 9780262019132
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 5
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción The MIT Press, 2013. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 0262019132

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 12,49
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,82
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda