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Understanding inequalities in, through and by higher education

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Global perspectives on higher education ; v. 21, Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands ; Boston, p.140 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LC213 .U53 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8801460

Keywords:

Academic achievement, Education, Educational equalization, Higher, Minorities in higher education

Abstract:

Contents: Preface / by Philip G. Altbach -- Introduction / Gaële Goastellec -- Inequality in higher education : definitions, measurements, inferences/ Martina Vukasovic' and Claudia S. Sarrico -- Remediation, practicality, diversity and social justice : understanding the differing contexts and justifications for affirmative action around the world / Michele S. Moses -- Profiling successful students : inequalities of success in higher education / Magali Jaoul-Grammare -- Community colleges and the opportunity gap : students access and success in the United States / Carol Schmid -- Inequalities in postgraduate education : a comparative review / Paul Wakeling -- Academic hiring and inequality / Benoit Cret and Christine Musselin -- The multidimensional constraints weighing on academic recruitment / Farinaz Fassa and Jacques-Antoine Gauthier -- Inequality in academic careers in Germany : indicatons from postdoctoral careers / Marc Kaulisch and Susan Böhmer -- Conclusion / Gaële Goastellec.

Publication Language:

eng