In the Face of Inequality: How Black Colleges Adapt

In the Face of Inequality: How Black Colleges Adapt

by Melissa E. Wooten

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438456904
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 07/02/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Melissa E. Wooten is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction

1. The Black Higher Education Field

2. Collective Action and Status Inequality

3. Advocacy and Racial Inequality

4. Adapting to a World without State-Sanctioned Racial Inequality

5. Building Legitimacy amid Inequality

6. The Story of Organizational Adaption

Appendix 1: Population of Black Colleges and Universities
Appendix 2: UNCF Membership and Organizational Meetings
Appendix 3: Frame Analyses
Appendix 4: Earned Degree Data

Notes
References
Index

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