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Fox, Tom – Journal of Basic Writing, 1993
Argues that easy claims about the relationship between language mastery and academic or economic access (made by both conservative commentators on education and mainstream writing teachers) are false and obscure real social and political boundaries, such as racism, sexism, elitism, and homophobia, that really do prevent access. (SR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Economic Opportunities, Educational Attainment, Elementary Secondary Education