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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

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Mismatch : how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it
Title
Mismatch
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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
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Mismatch
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how affirmative action hurts students its intended to help, and why universities wont admit it
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Language
eng
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10165544
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1956-
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Sander, Richard Henry
Dewey number
379.2/60973
Index
index present
LC call number
LC213.52
LC item number
.S26 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1948-
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Taylor, Stuart
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True
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  • Affirmative action programs in education
  • Discrimination in education
  • Universities and colleges
  • Educational equalization
  • Minorities
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how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it
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Mismatch : how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it, Richard Sander, Stuart Taylor, Jr
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-302) and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Introduction. The idea of mismatch and why it matters ; A primer on affirmative action -- pt. 2. Stirrings of mismatch. The discovery of the mismatch effect ; Law school mismatch ; The debate on law school mismatch ; The breadth of mismatch -- pt. 3. The California experiment : what happens after a legal ban on racial preferences? 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 -- pt. 4. Law and ideology. 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 -- pt. 5. The way forward. Class, race, and the targeting of preferences ; Closing the test score gap : better parenting and K-12 education ; Conclusion
Control code
908319
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xix, 348 pages
Isbn
9780465029969
Lccn
2012462123
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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illustrations
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(Sirsi) i9780465029969
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
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Introduction. The idea of mismatch and why it matters ; A primer on affirmative action -- pt. 2. Stirrings of mismatch. The discovery of the mismatch effect ; Law school mismatch ; The debate on law school mismatch ; The breadth of mismatch -- pt. 3. The California experiment : what happens after a legal ban on racial preferences? 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 -- pt. 4. Law and ideology. 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 -- pt. 5. The way forward. Class, race, and the targeting of preferences ; Closing the test score gap : better parenting and K-12 education ; Conclusion
Control code
908319
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xix, 348 pages
Isbn
9780465029969
Lccn
2012462123
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780465029969

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