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By Amy E. Stich

ISBN-10: 0739169327

ISBN-13: 9780739169322

ISBN-10: 073919772X

ISBN-13: 9780739197721

Set opposed to the backdrop of democratization, elevated chance, and entry, income-based gaps in university access, patience, and commencement keep growing, underlining a deep contradiction inside of American better schooling. In different phrases, regardless of the well-intended, now mature strategy of democratization, the postsecondary process continues to be charged with excessive degrees of inequality. within the curiosity of uncovering the mechanisms by which democratization, as at present conceived, preserves and perpetuates inequality in the procedure of upper schooling, this book reconsiders the function of social category within the creation and dissemination of information, the valuation of cultural capital, and the copy of social inequalities. Drawing upon the author’s year-long qualitative study examine inside of one “democratized” establishment of upper schooling and its linked paintings museum, Access to Inequality explores the vestiges of an exclusionary historical past inside of better schooling and the artwork world—two similar contexts that experience arguably did not accurately reply to the public’s name to democratize.

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