Taming the River Negotiating the Academic, Financial, and Social Currents in Selective Colleges and Universities

ISBN-10: 0691139644

ISBN-13: 9780691139647

Edition: 2009

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List price: $52.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 4/12/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Camille Z. Charles is the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor in the Social Sciences, and professor of sociology, education, and Africana studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Mary J. Fischer is assistant professor of sociology at the University of Connecticut. Margarita A. Mooney is assistant professor of sociology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Douglas S. Massey is the Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University.

List of Tables and Figures
Acknowledgments
Entering the Current
Staying Afloat Academically
Staying Afloat Socially
Staying Afloat Financially
Battling Social Undercurrents
The Hidden Rocks of Segregation
The Shoals of Stereotypes
The Wake from Affirmative Action
College at Midstream
Questionnaire Used in Spring of Freshman Year
Questionnaire Used in Spring of Sophomore Year
Construction of Social Scales
References
Index
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