College for All, Degrees for Few: For-Profit Colleges and Socioeconomic Differences in Degree Attainment

Abstract The recent expansion of for-profit colleges in US higher education has ignited much debate over the potential contributions, and limitations, of profit-maximizing educational businesses to socioeconomic inequality. For-profit colleges have a strong economic incentive to retain students, and...

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Volume: 96
Main Author: Gelbgiser, Dafna
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: CARY Oxford University Press 01.06.2018
OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC
published in: Social forces Vol. 96; no. 4; pp. 1785 - 1824
Data of publication: 20180601
ISSN: 0037-7732
1534-7605
EISSN: 1534-7605
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Discipline: Sociology & Social History
Education
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