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For-Profit Universities

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1. Introduction; Tressie McMillan Cottom2. What is the Difference? Public Funding of For-Profit, Not-for-Profit, and Public Institutions; Bonnie K. Fox Garrity3. For-Profit Higher Education in the United Kingdom: The Politics of Market Creation; Jonathan White4. For-Profit Universities through the Eyes of the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System: Warts and All; Victor M.H. Borden5. Social Capital and For-Profit Post-Secondary Institutions: A Planned Study; Thomas A. Mays6. Stratification and the Public Good: The Changing Ideology of Higher Education; Gaye Tuchman7. Who Attends For-Profit Institutions? The Enrollment Landscape; Rhonda Vonshay Sharpe, Steve Stokes, William Darity, Jr.8. Enrollment and Degree Completion at For-Profit Colleges versus Traditional Institutions; David Diego Torres, Jane Rochmes, David J. Harding
About the Author: Tressie McMillan Cottom is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, and a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University, USA. She is a former Fellow at the Center for Poverty Research at the University of California, Davis, USA, and at the Microsoft Social Media Collective.

William A. ("Sandy") Darity, Jr., is Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics, and Director of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, USA. He has served as Chair of the Department of African and African American Studies and was the founding Director of the Research Network on Racial and Ethnic Inequality at Duke.

ContributorsVictor H.M. Borden, Indiana University, USABonnie K. Fox Garrity, Accord Integrated Academic and Financial Integration, USADavid J. Harding, University of California, Berkeley, USAThomas A. Mays, Miami University, USAJane Rochmes, Stanford University, USARhonda Vonshay Sharpe, Bucknell University, USADavid Diego Torres, Rice University, USAGaye Tuchman, University of Connecticut, USAJonathan White, University and College Union, UK

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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9783319471860
  • Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
  • Publisher Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Edition: 1st ed. 2017
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 14 mm
  • Width: 148 mm
  • ISBN-10: 3319471864
  • Publisher Date: 02 May 2017
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Height: 210 mm
  • No of Pages: 224
  • Series Title: English
  • Weight: 439 gr

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