The Relationship between Parental Involvement as Social Capital and College Enrollment: An Examination of Racial/Ethnic Group Differences
- The Journal of Higher Education
- The Ohio State University Press
- Volume 76, Number 5, September/October 2005
- pp. 485-518
- Additional Information
Multilevel analyses show that the relationship between parental involvement and enrollment in a four-year college varies across racial/ethnic groups and that the likelihood of enrolling in a two-year or four-year institution depends on the volume of resources that may be accessed through social networks at the high school attended.