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Race and the Protestant College Campus

George Yancey

in Neither Jew Nor Gentile

Published in print July 2010 | ISBN: 9780199735433
Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199866267 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735433.003.0002
Race and the Protestant College Campus

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This chapter explores sociological theories concerning racial diversity on college campuses in general and how such theories may predict racial diversity in Protestant colleges and universities. The development of Protestant institutions of higher education provides insight into the type of barriers these colleges and universities may have in becoming racially diverse. This chapter also documents some of the recent efforts these campuses have made toward diversity.

Keywords: Tinto; minority student retention; minority student graduation; institutional diversity programs; protestant colleges and universities; institutional racism

Chapter.  8621 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Religious Studies

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