The conditions for admission : access, equity, and the social contract of public universities / John Aubrey Douglass.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007.
xiv, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
pt. I. Building a public university and creating the social contract 1. The public university movement and California 2. Building a higher education system and broadening access 3. Inclusion, exclusion, and the issue of race pt. II. The managerial university and the post-World War II era 4. The master plan, the SAT, and managing demand 5. Countervailing forces : standardized testing and affirmative action 6. For every action a reaction : race, Bakke, and the social contract revisited pt. III. Modern battles over equity, affirmative action, and testing 7. California's affirmative-action fight 8. The first aftermath : outreach and comprehensive review 9. The second aftermath : president Atkinson versus the SAT pt. IV. Whither the social contract? : the postmodern world and the primacy of higher education 10. Perils and opportunities : autonomy, merit, and privatization 11. The waning of America's higher education advantage.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-322) and index.