ERIC Number: EJ677362
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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African-American and Latino Conceptualizations of the Role and the Value of Community Colleges: Results from a Study.
Outcalt, Charles; Tobolowsky, Barbara; McDonough, Patricia M.
Academic Exchange Quarterly, n2 p102-113 Sum 2000
Discusses the views and attitudes of Southern California African American and Latino high school students regarding community colleges. Discusses the following issues in detail: (1) cultural capital; (2) the use if community college to enhance cultural capital; and (3) the role of habits in students' relationship to and the use of community colleges. (Contains 13 references.) (MZ)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cultural Influences, Minority Groups, Racial Factors, Social Influences, Sociocultural Patterns, Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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