Affirmative action for minority students subject of commentary co-authored by CPC Fellow Margarita Mooney

Mar 24, 2009

Margarita Mooney, CPC Fellow and assistant professor of sociology, has co-authored a commentary in the Chronicle of Higher Education on the use of race in higher education admissions. The essay, which is adapted from a forthcoming book, discusses critiques of the policy as well as results of the authors' research.

To read the entire article (Charles, C. Z., Fischer, M. J., Mooney, M. A., & Massey, D. S. (2009). Affirmative-Action programs for minority students: Right in theory, wrong in practice, Chronicle of Higher Education (March 27, 2009 ed.).), click here:

http://chronicle.com/weekly/v55/i29/29a02901.htm

The book the referred to above is expected to be available in April 2009. See below for more information.

Charles, Camille Z., Mary S. Fischer, Margarita Mooney, and Douglas S. Massey. Forthcoming. Taming the River: Negotiating the Academic, Financial, and Social Currents in Selective Colleges and Universities. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.

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