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Product Description: Building on their important findings in The Source of the River, the authors now probe even more deeply into minority underachievement at the college level. Taming the River examines the academic and social dynamics of different ethnic groups during the first two years of college...read more
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9780691139647 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 23, 2009, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: Building on their important findings in The Source of the River, the authors now probe even more deeply into minority underachievement at the college level.

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9781400830053 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 1, 2009, cover price $35.00

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Product Description: African Americans and Latinos earn lower grades and drop out of college more often than whites or Asians. Yet thirty years after deliberate minority recruitment efforts began, we still don't know why. In The Shape of the River, William Bowen and Derek Bok documented the benefits of affirmative action for minority students, their communities, and the nation at large...read more
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9780691125978 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 27, 2006, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: African Americans and Latinos earn lower grades and drop out of college more often than whites or Asians.

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Product Description: African Americans and Latinos earn lower grades and drop out of college more often than whites or Asians. Yet thirty years after deliberate minority recruitment efforts began, we still don't know why. In The Shape of the River, William Bowen and Derek Bok documented the benefits of affirmative action for minority students, their communities, and the nation at large...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780691113265 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 25, 2002, cover price $66.00 | About this edition: African Americans and Latinos earn lower grades and drop out of college more often than whites or Asians.

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