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Camille Z. Charles, Mary J. Fischer, Margarita A. Mooney & Douglas S. Massey, Taming the River: Negotiating the Academic, Financial, and Social Currents in Selective Colleges and Universities

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Kahn Term Professor in the Social Sciences, and professor of sociology, education, and Africana studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Describing the relationship between grade performance and stereotype threat, the book shows how this link is reinforced by institutional practices of affirmative action. African Americans are uniquely segregated in American cities, and since the publication of American Apartheid, I have been working on the consequences of segregation for African Americans and Latinos of African ancestry. Focusing on racial differences in academic performance, the book identifies the causes of students' divergent grades and levels of personal satisfaction with their institutions. Return to Aztlan focused on the social mechanisms promoting and sustaining emigration from Mexico to the United States. Fischer, Margarita Mooney, and Douglas S.

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Camille Z. Charles, Mary J. Fischer, Margarita A. Mooney & Douglas S. Massey, Taming the River: Negotiating the Academic, Financial, and Social Currents in Selective Colleges and Universities

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American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass. The authors also indicate that when certain variables are controlled, minority students earn the same grades, express the same college satisfaction, and remain in school at the same rates as white students. Categorically Unequal: The American Stratification System. This book is one of the most important. This book will be invaluable to anyone interested in undergraduate education. A powerful look at how educational policies unfold in America's universities, Taming the River sheds light on the social and racial factors influencing student success Keywords No keywords specified fix it Categories.

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Camille Z. Charles & Douglas S. Massey: Taming the River (PDF)

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This book will be invaluable to anyone interested in undergraduate education. The book explores how black and Latino students experience pressures stemming from campus racial climate and 'stereotype threat'--when students underperform because of anxieties tied to existing negative stereotypes. The authors also indicate that when certain variables are controlled, minority students earn the same grades, express the same college satisfaction, and remain in school at the same rates as white students. Focusing on racial differences in academic performance, the book identifies the causes of students' divergent grades and levels of personal satisfaction with their institutions. Describing the relationship between grade performance and stereotype threat, the book shows how this link is reinforced by institutional practices of affirmative action. Describing the relationship between grade performance and stereotype threat, the book shows how this link is reinforced by institutional practices of affirmative action.

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Doug Massey

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Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University. En: Revista interuniversitaria de formación del profesorado Zaragoza 2004, v. Using survey data collected from twenty-eight selective colleges and universities, Taming the River considers all facets of student life, including who students date, what fields they major in, which sports they play, and how they perceive their own social and economic backgrounds. Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Mexican Immigration in an Age of Economic Integration used the same theoretical framework to analyze the history of Mexico-U. The authors also indicate that when certain variables are controlled, minority students earn the same grades, express the same college satisfaction, and remain in school at the same rates as white students.

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Massey, D., Charles, C., Mooney, M. and Fischer, M.: Taming the River: Negotiating the Academic, Financial, and Social Currents in Selective Colleges and Universities (Paperback and Ebook)

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Using survey data collected from twenty-eight selective colleges and universities, Taming the River considers all facets of student life, including who students date, what fields they major in, which sports they play, and how they perceive their own social and economic backgrounds. The arguments and data are compelling. Taming the River examines the academic and social dynamics of different ethnic groups during the first two years of college. The authors also indicate that when certain variables are controlled, minority students earn the same grades, express the same college satisfaction, and remain in school at the same rates as white students. Fischer is assistant professor of sociology at the University of Connecticut. Some of the other topics she studies include minorities in higher education, immigration, neighborhood attainment, and residential segregation. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

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Taming the River

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. Doug Massey is Henry G. Using a unique dataset containing an incredible richness of information on college experiences, the authors provide compelling explanations with breadth and depth. Entre las muchas tareas que se están acometiendo en diferentes instancias, está la propuesta de los nuevos diseños de las titulaciones universitarias de grado. It will be indispensable reading for anyone concerned with higher education policy and the challenges of racial integration in the United States. This book—part of a series reporting on one of the most ambitious studies ever done on the experience of different groups in elite higher education—does more to remedy this problem than anything I have read in ten years.

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Taming the River

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Se analizaron y compararon los perfiles profesionales en el área de educación, las necesidades educativas de los planes de estudios y por último se especifican criterios e indicadores de calidad de esta reforma If any human society—large or small, simple or complex, based on the most rudimentary hunting and fishing or on the whole intricate interchange of manufactured product—is to survive, it must have a pattern of social life that comes to terms with the differences between the sexes. Building on their important findings in The Source of the River, the authors now probe even more deeply into minority underachievement at the college level. Charles is the Edmund J. Using a unique dataset containing an incredible richness of information on college experiences, the authors provide compelling explanations with breadth and depth. Fischer is assistant professor of sociology at the University of Connecticut. Drezner, Journal of College Student Retention Camille Z.

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Taming the River examines the academic and social dynamics of different ethnic groups during the first two years of college. Fischer is assistant professor of sociology at the University of Connecticut. British Journal of Educational Studies. Charles is the Edmund J. Li, Angran and Mary J. Focusing on racial differences in academic performance, the book identifies the causes of students' divergent grades and levels of personal satisfaction with their institutions. A powerful look at how educational policies unfold in America's universities, Taming the River sheds light on the social and racial factors influencing student success.

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