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Unequal Colleges in the Age of Disparity

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$39.95 • £28.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674975712

Publication: October 2017

Text

448 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 halftone, 62 graphs, 8 tables

Belknap Press

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  • Part I: Context
    • 1. Unequal Colleges
    • 2. System, Industry, or Crazy Quilt?
    • 3. Snapshot, Circa 1970
    • 4. Outside Forces
  • Part II: Supply
    • 5. The Inequality Dividend
    • 6. Zero-Sum Competition
    • 7. Evolution in the Core Business
  • Part III: Demand
    • 8. Scholastic Segregation
    • 9. Economic Stratification
    • 10. Sorting by Seriousness
    • 11. Sorting by Belief?
  • Part IV: Consequences
    • 12. Outcomes
    • 13. Why It Matters
  • Appendix
    • Shares by College Category of Total Undergraduate Enrollment in 1,157 Four-Year Institutions
    • The Dwindling Share of Places at Elite Colleges
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index