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ERIC Number: EJ796604
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 22
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 65
ISSN: ISSN-0091-5521
The Effects of Social and Cultural Capital on Student Persistence: Are Community Colleges More Meritocratic?
Wells, Ryan
Community College Review, v36 n1 p25-46 2008
This study examines the influences of social and cultural capital on persistence from 1st to 2nd year and how these effects differ between community colleges and 4-year institutions. Results show that social and cultural capital have a positive association with student persistence overall but matter less when students begin at a community college. (Contains 2 figures, 2 tables and 2 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A