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

ISBN-10: 0691050198
ISBN-13: 9780691050195
Edition: 1998 (Revised)
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Description: This book offers an analysis of the histories of over 60,000 white and African-American students who attended academically selective universities between the 1970s and the early 1990s.

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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 1/24/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 5.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628

This book offers an analysis of the histories of over 60,000 white and African-American students who attended academically selective universities between the 1970s and the early 1990s.

Taylor Walsh writes on behalf of Ithaka S+R, a not-for-profit strategy and research service that supports innovation in the academic community.

Boston University professor Glenn Loury was educated at Northwestern University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Loury has taught at Harvard University, Northwestern University and the University of Michigan. He is currently on the commission for the National Academy of Science and was elected vice president of the American Economics Association in 1997. Loury has contributed writing to The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and National Review. He also is an editor for The New Republic. Loury's book "One by One, From the Inside Out: Essays and Reviews on Race and Responsibility in America," which won the 1996 American Book Award and the 1996 Christianity Today Award. He has also received a Guggenheim Fellowship.

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Historical Context
The Admissions Process and "Race-Neutrality"
Academic Outcomes
Advanced Study: Graduate and Professional Degrees
Employment, Earnings, and Job Satisfaction
Civic Participation and Satisfaction with Life
Looking Back: Views of Collage
Diversity: Perceptions and Realities
Informing the Debate
Summing Up
The College and Beyond Database
Notes on Methodology
Earnings in Relation to Advanced Degrees, Sector of Employment, and Occupation
Additional Tables
References
Index

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