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Shameful admissions the losing battle to serve everyone in our universities by Angela Browne Miller

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Published by Jossey-Bass Publishers in San Francisco .
Written in English



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  • University of California, Berkeley -- Admission.,
  • Universities and colleges -- United States -- Admission.,
  • Minorities -- Education (Higher) -- United States.,
  • Affirmative action programs in education -- United States.,
  • Education, Higher -- Political aspects -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-268) and index.

StatementAngela Browne-Miller.
LC ClassificationsLB2351.2 .B76 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 276 p. :
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL796234M
ISBN 100787901822
LC Control Number95032120

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