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The Resource Mismatch : how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it, Richard Sander, Stuart Taylor, Jr

Mismatch : how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it, Richard Sander, Stuart Taylor, Jr

Label
Mismatch : how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it
Title
Mismatch
Title remainder
how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it
Statement of responsibility
Richard Sander, Stuart Taylor, Jr
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LC213.52
LC item number
.S26 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Mismatch : how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it, Richard Sander, Stuart Taylor, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-302) and index
Contents
The idea of mismatch and why it matters -- A primer on affirmative action -- The discovery of the mismatch effect -- Law school mismatch -- The debate on law school mismatch -- The breadth of mismatch -- Proposition 209: the high road and the low road -- The warming effect -- Mismatch and the swelling ranks of graduates -- The hydra of preferences: the evasion of prop 209 at the University of California -- Why academics avoid honest debate about affirmative action -- Media, politics, and the accountability void -- The supreme court: rewarding opacity -- The George Mason affair -- Transparency and the California Bar affair -- Class, race, and the targeting of preferences -- Closing the test score gap: better parenting and K-12 education
Control code
ocn744287703
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xix, 348 p.
Isbn
9780465029969
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)744287703
Label
Mismatch : how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it, Richard Sander, Stuart Taylor, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-302) and index
Contents
The idea of mismatch and why it matters -- A primer on affirmative action -- The discovery of the mismatch effect -- Law school mismatch -- The debate on law school mismatch -- The breadth of mismatch -- Proposition 209: the high road and the low road -- The warming effect -- Mismatch and the swelling ranks of graduates -- The hydra of preferences: the evasion of prop 209 at the University of California -- Why academics avoid honest debate about affirmative action -- Media, politics, and the accountability void -- The supreme court: rewarding opacity -- The George Mason affair -- Transparency and the California Bar affair -- Class, race, and the targeting of preferences -- Closing the test score gap: better parenting and K-12 education
Control code
ocn744287703
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xix, 348 p.
Isbn
9780465029969
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)744287703

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