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Affirmative action for the rich : legacy preferences in college admissions

Title
Affirmative action for the rich : legacy preferences in college admissions / Richard D. Kahlenberg, editor.
Format
Book
Published
New York : Century Foundation Press, c2010.
Description
viii, 330 p. ; 23 cm.
Other contributors
Kahlenberg, Richard D.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction / Richard D. Kahlenberg
  • Legacy preferences in a democratic republic / Michael Lind
  • A history of legacy preferences and privilege / Peter Schmidt
  • An analytic survey of legacy preferences / Daniel Golden
  • An empirical analysis of the impact of legacy preferences on alumni giving at top universities / Chad Coffman, Tara O'Neill, and Brian Starr
  • Admitting the truth : the effects if Affirmative Action, legacy preferences, and the meritocratic ideal on students of color in college admissions / John Brittain and Eric Bloom
  • Legacy preferences and the constitutional prohibition of titles of nobility / Carlton Larson
  • Heirs of the American experiment : a legal challenge to preferences as a violation of the equal protection clause of the Constitution and the Civil Rights Act of 1866 / Steve Shadowen and Sozi Tulante
  • Privilege paving the way for privilege: how judges will confront the legal ramifications of legacy admissions to public and private universities / Boyce F. Martin Jr. and Donya Khalili
  • The political economy of legacy admissions, taxpayer subsidies, and excess "profits" in American higher education: strategies for reform / Peter Sacks.
Subject headings
Universities and colleges--United States--Admission. Rich people--Education (Higher)--United States. Universities and colleges--United States--Endowments. Discrimination in higher education--United States.
ISBN
9780870785184 0870785184

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Education Library
Call Number
LB2351.2 .A43 2010
Location
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