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Leveling the playing field : justice, politics, and college admissions / Robert K. Fullinwider and Judith Lichtenberg.

Author/Creator:
Fullinwider, Robert K., 1942-
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 267 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Admission.
Educational equalization -- United States.
Contents:
Introduction: April is the cruellest month
Demystifying merit
The multiple missions of modern universities
Open admissions and the community colleges
How the academically rich get richer
The test : understanding the SAT
Admissions tests : uses, abuses, alternatives
The SAT on trial
Affirmative action and the legacy of Bakke
Justifying affirmative action
Sowing the seeds of higher education
Summing up, looking ahead.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-257) and index.
Contributor:
Lichtenberg, Judith.
ISBN:
0742514102 (cloth : alk. paper)
0742514110 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
53145356