Taming the River : Negotiating the Academic, Financial, and Social Currents in Selective Colleges and Universities.

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Author / Creator:Charles, Camille Z.
Imprint:Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2009.
Description:1 online resource (315 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Academic achievement --United States.
College students --United States --Social conditions.
Minorities --Education (Higher) --United States.
Academic achievement.
College students -- Social conditions.
Minorities -- Education (Higher)
United States.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10369808
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Other authors / contributors:Fischer, Mary J.
Mooney, Margarita A.
Massey, Douglas S.
ISBN:9781400830053 87.75 (NL)
Notes:Description based upon print version of record.
Other form:Print version: Charles, Camille Z. Taming the River : Negotiating the Academic, Financial, and Social Currents in Selective Colleges and Universities Princeton : Princeton University Press,c2009 9780691139647
Table of Contents:
  • List of Tables and Figures
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter 1. Entering the Current
  • Chapter 2. Staying Afloat Academically
  • Chapter 3. Staying Afloat Socially
  • Chapter 4. Staying Afloat Financially
  • Chapter 5. Battling Social Undercurrents
  • Chapter 6. The Hidden Rocks of Segregation
  • Chapter 7. The Shoals of Stereotypes
  • Chapter 8. The Wake from Affirmative Action
  • Chapter 9. College at Midstream
  • Appendix A. Questionnaire Used in Spring of Freshman Year
  • Appendix B. Questionnaire Used in Spring of Sophomore Year
  • Appendix C. Construction of Social Scales
  • References
  • Index