Race, Class, and Affirmative Action

Race, Class, and Affirmative Action

by Sigal Alon

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ISBN-13: 9781610448543
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 11/17/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 345
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

SIGAL ALON is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Tel-Aviv University.

Table of Contents

Contents List of Illustrations About the Author Preface Acknowledgments Part I. Introduction Chapter 1. The Search for an Alternative Affirmative Action Policy in American Higher Education Part II. The Problem Chapter 2. Affirmative Action in American Higher Education: A Story About Race Chapter 3. Social, Economic, and Academic Trends and Their Impact on Inequality in Higher Education Chapter 4. Broad Diversity at Elite Colleges Part III. Class-Based Affirmative Action Chapter 5. What Is Class-Based Affirmative Action? Chapter 6. Israel: Contours of Inequality, Higher Education, and Class-Based Affirmative Action at the Elite Universities Part IV. Implications for Feasibility and Diversity Chapter 7. The Feasibility and Diversity Dividends of Affirmative Action Policy in Israel Chapter 8. The Feasibility and Diversity Dividends of Affirmative Action Policy in the United States Part V. Implications for Academic Outcomes and Mobility Chapter 9. The Academic Outcomes and Mobility Dividends of Affirmative Action Policy in Israel Chapter 10. The Academic Outcomes and Mobility Dividends of Affirmative Action Policy in the United States Part VI. Insights from a Comparative Outlook Chapter 11. Race, Class, and Affirmative Action Appendix Notes References Index

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