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The Resource Mismatch : how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it, Richard Sander, Stuart Taylor, Jr

Mismatch : how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it, Richard Sander, Stuart Taylor, Jr

Label
Mismatch : how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it
Title
Mismatch
Title remainder
how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it
Statement of responsibility
Richard Sander, Stuart Taylor, Jr
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that affirmative action actually harms minority students and that the movement started in the late 1960s is only a symbolic change that has become mired in posturing, concealment, and pork-barrel earmarks
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sander, Richard Henry
Dewey number
379.2/60973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Taylor, Stuart
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Affirmative action programs in education
  • Discrimination in education
  • Universities and colleges
  • Educational equalization
  • Minorities
Label
Mismatch : how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it, Richard Sander, Stuart Taylor, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The idea of mismatch and why it matters -- A primer on affirmative action -- The discovery of the mismatch effect -- Law school mismatch -- The debate on law school mismatch -- The breadth of mismatch -- Proposition 209: the high road and the low road -- The warming effect -- Mismatch and the swelling ranks of graduates -- The hydra of preferences: the evasion of prop 209 at the University of California -- Why academics avoid honest debate about affirmative action -- Media, politics, and the accountability void -- The supreme court: rewarding opacity -- The George Mason affair -- Transparency and the California Bar affair -- Class, race, and the targeting of preferences -- Closing the test score gap: better parenting and K-12 education
Control code
ocn744287703
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xix, 348 pages
Isbn
9780465029969
Lccn
2012462123
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)744287703
Label
Mismatch : how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it, Richard Sander, Stuart Taylor, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The idea of mismatch and why it matters -- A primer on affirmative action -- The discovery of the mismatch effect -- Law school mismatch -- The debate on law school mismatch -- The breadth of mismatch -- Proposition 209: the high road and the low road -- The warming effect -- Mismatch and the swelling ranks of graduates -- The hydra of preferences: the evasion of prop 209 at the University of California -- Why academics avoid honest debate about affirmative action -- Media, politics, and the accountability void -- The supreme court: rewarding opacity -- The George Mason affair -- Transparency and the California Bar affair -- Class, race, and the targeting of preferences -- Closing the test score gap: better parenting and K-12 education
Control code
ocn744287703
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xix, 348 pages
Isbn
9780465029969
Lccn
2012462123
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)744287703

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