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The Community College and the Politics of Inequality

Steven Brint and Jerome Karabel

in The Diverted Dream: Community Colleges and the Promise of Educational Opportunity in America, 1900-1985

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195048155
eISBN:
9780197560044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195048155.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Organization and Management of Education

Since its origins at the turn of the century, the junior college has had a complex, and at times uneasy, relationship with a public that has looked to the ... More


Community Colleges and the American Social Order

Steven Brint and Jerome Karabel

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195048155
eISBN:
9780197560044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195048155.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Organization and Management of Education

From the earliest days of the Republic, Americans have possessed an abiding faith that theirs is a land of opportunity. For unlike the class-bound ... More


The Takeoff Period: 1946–1970

Steven Brint and Jerome Karabel

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195048155
eISBN:
9780197560044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195048155.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Organization and Management of Education

At the end of World War II, a sense of expectancy pervaded America’s colleges and universities. Enrollments had dropped during the war years, and many ... More


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