Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items

  • Keywords: academic stratification x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Dynamics of the Contemporary University: Growth, Accretion, and Conflict

Neil J. Smelser

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520275812
eISBN:
9780520955257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275812.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is an expanded version of the Clark Kerr Lectures of 2012, delivered by the author at the University of California at Berkeley in January and February of that year.The initial exposition is ... More


The Dynamics Ramify: Academic Politics, Conflict, and Inequality

Neil J. Smelser

in Dynamics of the Contemporary University: Growth, Accretion, and Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520275812
eISBN:
9780520955257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275812.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In this chapter further consequences of the accretion complex are analyzed. The first of these are the inertial difficultiesin responding to environmental instabilities (in population changes, ... More


Class, Race, and College Admissions in a Changing US Context

Lois Weis, Kristin Cipollone, and Heather Jenkins

in Class Warfare: Class, Race, and College Admissions in Top-Tier Secondary Schools

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226134895
eISBN:
9780226135083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135083.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter establishes the context within which the schools and families at the center of this book enact their “class work” vis-à-vis the college applications process. Highlighting recent economic ... More


View: