The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admissions

The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admissions

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The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admissions by William G. Bowen, Derek C. Bok

Bowen offers an unprecedented analysis of the academic, employment, and personal histories of more than 60,000 white and African-American students who attended academically selective universities between the 1970s and the early 1990s, to ascertain the long-term consequences of considering race in college and university admissions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691002743
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 09/04/1998
Edition description: With a New introduction by the authors
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 6.44(w) x 9.47(h) x 1.44(d)

About the Author

William G. Bowen (1933-2016) was president emeritus of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Princeton University and founding chairman of ITHAKA.. His many books included The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admissions (with Derek Bok) (Princeton). Derek Bok is the 300th Anniversary University Research Professor at Harvard University, where he served as president from 1971 to 1991, and again as interim president from 2006 to 2007.

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