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"Everyone who cares about opportunity in the United States should read this book." -- Derek Bok

"Higher education could not wish for better "critical friends" than these authors." -- Mike McPherson, President, The Spencer Foundation

About the Author

William G. Bowen, former President of Princeton University and now President of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is coauthor of The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admissions. Martin A. Kurzweil is Research Associate at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and a student at Harvard Law School. Eugene M. Tobin, former President of Hamilton College, is Senior Advisor to the Office of the President and the Liberal Arts Colleges Program at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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Product Details

  • Series: Thomas Jefferson Foundation Distinguished Lecture Series
  • Hardcover: 480 pages
  • Publisher: University of Virginia Press; 1st edition (April 12, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0813923506
  • ISBN-13: 978-0813923505
  • Product Dimensions: 1.5 x 6.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,592,288 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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William G. Bowen is the author of more than twenty books, including The Shape of the River and Equity and Excellence in American Higher Education. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

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4 of 8 people found the following review helpful By SnowqueenVT on December 29, 2007
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I am busy so I will not fill you full of a bunch of reasons this book is so great because it was a bit thick to read start to finish. However, I found it nicely referenced and cross referenced on an assortment of topics current in the area of educational sociology. I was able to easily access what I needed and found it helpful for finishing up my undergraduate thesis work. I think if I pursue graduate level work on this topic that I will find many of the findings in this book quite helpful. The book was well cited and written in a natural and easy prose to read.I reccommend this book over the other thirty I read this semester.
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