ERIC Number: EJ370813
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
The Stratification of American College Students.
Scott, Barbara Ann
Community Review, v6 n1 p6-22 Fall 1985
Examines changes in college attendance patterns among educationally and economically disadvantaged students. Concludes that curriculum tracking, and class-based differentials in recruitment, financial aid, and advancement have pared down genuine educational opportunities at the upper tiers of higher education. Views American higher education as a mechanism for programmed class stagnation. (DMM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Available from Community Review, Dept. 8010, Transactions Periodicals Consortium, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903.