Samuel R. Lucas, Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Professor in the University of California-Berkeley Department of Sociology, and an affiliate of the University of California's Department of Sociology and Demography, has research interests in social stratification, sociology of education, research methods, and research statistics.


Sociology Department
University of California-Berkeley
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Berkeley, California 94720-1980


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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Institute for Research on Poverty

Selected Additional Publications

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Additional Journal Papers (Click below for more information or full text)

Full text of "An Inconvenient Dataset" Beyond the Existence Proof" Full text of "The Road to Hell . . .:" A Neo-Classical Education Transitions 
Approach" Stratification Theory, Socioeconomic Background, and Educational Attainment" Naming and Classifying: Theory, Evidence, and Equity in Education" How Changes in Families and Schools 
Are Related to Trends in Black-White Test Scores" Full text of "Race and Track Location in U.S. Public 
Schools" Full text of "Law, Race, and Education 
in the United States" Full 
text of "Sociodemographic Diversity, Correlated Achievement, and De Facto Tracking" Full text of "Effectively Maintained Inequality" Full 
Text of "Race, Class, and Tournament Track Mobility" Full text of
"Hope, Anguish, and the Problem of Our Time" Full text 
of "Selective Attrition in a Newly Hostile Regime"

Chapters or Essays in Edited Collections (Click below for more information)

To see reviews or order "Beyond Tracking: Multiple Pathways to 
College, Career, and Civic Participation" To order the award-winning "Everyday Antiracism: Getting 
Real About Race in School" To order "Bridging the Achievement Gap"

Books Authored by NAS/NRC Panels (Click below for more information or full text)

To see pdf file or order "Minority Students in Special and
Gifted Education" To see pdf file or order "Measuring Racial

RAND Reports(Click below for more information or full text)

To see pdf file or order "Examining Gaps in Mathematics 
Achievement Among Racial-Ethnic Groups, 1972-1992"