Erin Godfrey


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If you're in an advantaged position in society, believing the system is fair and that everyone could just get ahead if they just tried hard enough doesn't create any conflict for you … [you] can feel good about how [you] made it. If the system is fair, why am I seeing that everybody who has brown skin is in this kind of job? You're having to think about that … like you're not as good, or your social group isn't as good. That's the piece … that I was trying to really get at [by studying] these
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Jul 27 2017
Erin Godfrey has most recently been quoted in an article called Why the Myth of Meritocracy Hurts Kids of Color. Erin Godfrey said, “I was really interested in trying to think of [early adolescents] as active agents in their world, and as people who can understand and interpret their social world in a way that a lot of research doesn't recognize.”. Erin Godfrey has been quoted a grand total of 2 times in 1 article.
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