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ERIC Number: EJ452154
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0002-7642
Class, Race, and Higher Education in America.
Trow, Martin
American Behavioral Scientist, v35 n4-5 p585-605 Mar-Jun 1992
Suggests that U.S. higher education reinforces the nation's individualistic values, including rejection of socialism's group orientation. Explains that the university promoted social mobility in the postwar era. Suggests that U.S. guilt about race relations gave rise to affirmative action. Argues that the policy ironically has heightened awareness of group membership. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A