How stereotypes sabotage minority students

Camille Z. Charles, Douglas S. Massey

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The views of Camille Z. Charles, chairman of the sociology department at the University of Pennsylvania, on stereotypes sabotage are discussed. A National Longitudinal survey of Freshmen was conducted to provide comprehensive data to test theoretical explanations for minority underachievement in higher education. The survey consists of face to face interviews that compiled detailed information about the neighbourhood, family and educational environments that the student experienced before entering college.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)B10-B11
JournalChronicle of Higher Education
Issue number18 SEC.2
StatePublished - Jan 10 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Management of Technology and Innovation


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