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Diversity in American higher education : toward a more comprehensive approach

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Routledge, New York, p.285 (2011)

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Cubb LC3731 .D58 2011



Educational equalization--United States, Minorities--Education (Higher)--United States, Universities and colleges--United States--Admission


Contents: Ethnic and social class disparities in academic skills: their origins and consequences / Meredith Phillips -- Inside the K-12 pipeline for black and latino students / Amanda E. Lewis and Michelle J. Manno -- Testing, no child left behind, and educational equity / Linda Darling-Hammond -- A long view on "diversity": a century of American college admissions debates / Lisa M. Stulberg and Anthony S. Chen -- The diversity imperative in elite admissions / Mitchell L. Stevens and Josipa Roksa -- The diversity rationale: its limitations for educational practice / Mitchell J. Chang and Maria C. Ledesma -- The official organization of diversity in American higher education: a retreat from race? / Anthony Lising Antonio and Chris Gonzalez Clarke -- Trends in the education of underrepresented racial minority students / Peter Teitelbaum -- Gender equity in higher education / Claudia Buchmann and Thomas A. DiPrete -- LGBT students, faculty, and staff: past, present, and future directions / Debbie Bazarsky and Ronni Sanlo -- Identifying talent, interrupting the usual: diversifying the faculty / Daryl G. Smith -- Asian Americans and diversity talk: the limits of the numbers game / Dana Takagi -- Conservative critics and conservative college students: variations in discourses of exclusion / Amy J. Binder and Kate Wood -- Explaining professors' politics: is it a matter of self-selection? / Neil Gross and Catherine Cheng -- Experiences of exclusion and marginalization: a study at the individual student level / Bonita London, Vanessa Anderson, and Geraldine Downey -- HBCUS: continued relevance in the new century / Sarah Willie-LeBreton -- The role of women's colleges in the 21st century / Leslie Miller-Bernal -- The new financial aid policies: their impact on access and equity for low-income students / Bridget Terry Long -- Improving assessments of faculty diversity / Sharon Lawner Weinberg -- New legal perspectives: implications for diversity in the post-Grutter era / Lia Epperson.

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