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Walpole, MaryBeth, Ed. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2007
This volume examines conceptual frameworks and models that flow from scholars' definitions and operationalizations of social class: status attainment theory, human capital theory, the financial nexus model, Bourdieuian theory, and critical race theory. Since students often have multiple social locations that affect their educational process, the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Human Capital, Definitions
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Garvey, Jason C.; Hart, Jeni; Metcalfe, Amy Scott; Fellabaum-Toston, Jennifer – Review of Higher Education, 2019
We examine the American landscape of higher education quantitative research concerning how gender and sex demographic information is collected. We use a directed content analysis to examine the prevalence and operationalization of gender and sex among widely used higher education survey instruments. Our findings illuminate a seemingly haphazard…
Descriptors: Research Problems, Educational Research, Higher Education, Data Collection