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Creating a Class : College Admissions and the Education of Elites

Creating a Class : College Admissions and the Education of Elites - xxx edition

Creating a Class : College Admissions and the Education of Elites - xxx edition

Creating a Class : College Admissions and the Education of Elites by Mitchell L. Stevens - ISBN
Edition: XXX
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Published: 2007
International: No
Creating a Class : College Admissions and the Education of Elites by Mitchell L. Stevens - ISBN
Edition: XXX
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Summary

This fascinating book uses fly-on-the-wall reporting to show how decision-makers at a prestigious liberal arts college unwittingly perpetuate an American elite. Mitchell Stevens has done a real service by pulling back the curtain on the secretive college admissions process.

Author Bio

Mitchell L. Stevens is Associate Professor of Education and Sociology at New York University.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. A School in a Garden 2. Numbers 3. Travel 4. Sports 5. Race 6. Decisions 7. Yield 8. The Aristocracy of Merit Notes Acknowledgments Index