ERIC Number: EJ551426
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Parameters of Affirmative Action: Equity and Excellence in the Academy.
Tierney, William G.
Review of Educational Research, v67 n2 p165-96 Sum 1997
Provides a historical, philosophical, and theoretical analysis of affirmative action in higher education. Also evaluates the success of affirmative action and considers alternatives. Although affirmative action has not created great improvements, it has been consistent with assumptions about the meaning of academic community. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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