ERIC Number: EJ618314
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Economic Affirmative Action and Race-blind Policies.
Chatman, Steven P.; Smith, Kandis M.
College and University, v76 n1 p3-14 Sum 2000
Examines how economic disadvantage explains race bias in college admissions and attendance, addressing the possibility of reaching racial diversity through economically-based affirmative action. Discusses the possible validity of admissions measures, noting that financial barriers to attendance exist even among public colleges and reporting results of attempts to produce racial diversity by adjustments to offset students' socioeconomic circumstances. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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