ERIC Number: EJ667323
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Access and Participation of Latinos in the University of California: A Current Macro and Micro Perspective.
Garcia, Eugene E.; Figueroa, Julie
Social Justice, v29 n4 p47-59 2002
Examines the roots and consequences of a deepening social divide at elite public institutions, focusing on the dramatic underrepresentation of Latinos at the University of California and documenting the unique social challenges that underrepresented university students face after being admitted. Demonstrates the need for institutional support that values students' culture both inside and outside the classroom. (SM)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Higher Education, Hispanic American Students, Social Change, Student Participation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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