Considering Class: College Access and Diversity. Journal Article uri icon



  • The article discusses the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in the Court case Fisher v. University of Texas regarding college admissions policies. The Court upheld that race-conscious affirmative action could be used only when no race-neutral approach achieve racial diversity in education. It suggests an admissions strategy which demonstrates that class-based affirmative action efforts are valuable for increasing socioeconomic diversity and maintain racial diversity in school.

publication date

  • July 1, 2013

Full Author List

  • Gaertner MN; Hart M

Additional Document Info

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  • 367

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  • 403


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