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Inside Graduate Admissions

Merit, Diversity, and Faculty Gatekeeping

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HARDCOVER

$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674088696

Publication Date: 01/11/2016

Text

272 pages

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

12 tables

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  • Preface
  • Introduction: Gatekeeping Reconsidered
  • 1. Decision Making as Deliberative Bureaucracy
  • 2. Meanings of Merit and Diversity
  • 3. Disciplinary Logics
  • 4. Mirror, Mirror
  • 5. The Search for Intelligent Life
  • 6. International Students and Ambiguities of Holistic Review
  • Conclusion: Merit beyond the Mirror
  • Methodological Appendix
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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