Mismatch : how affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it
- Sander, Richard Henry, 1956-
- New York : Basic Books, c2012.
- Physical description
- xix, 348 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
LC213.52 .S26 2012
- Unknown LC213.52 .S26 2012
- Taylor, Stuart, 1948-
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-302) and index.
- The idea of mismatch and why it matters
- A primer on affirmative action
- The discovery of the mismatch effect
- Law school mismatch
- The debate on law school mismatch
- The breadth of mismatch
- Proposition 209 : the high road and the low road
- The warming effect
- Mismatch and the swelling ranks of graduates
- The hydra of preferences : the evasion of Prop 209 at the University of California
- Why academics avoid honest debate about affirmative action
- Media, politics, and the accountability void
- The Supreme Court : rewarding opacity
- The George Mason affair
- Transparency and the California Bar affair
- Class, race, and the targeting of preferences
- Closing the test score gap : better parenting and K-12 education
- Publication date
- Richard Sander, Stuart Taylor, Jr.
- Title Variation
- How affirmative action hurts students it's intended to help, and why universities won't admit it