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Gateway Cities News: New Publication on Inequality in BC Universities

Gateway Cities Team members from Toronto and Vancouver publish new journal article: "Ethnicity and Effectively Maintained Inequality in BC Universities" in the Canadian Review of Sociology

Nov 15, 2017

Abstract:

As Canadian postsecondary systems have expanded they have become more institutionally differentiated. In British Columbia, distinctions are made between research-intensive universities (RIUs) and teaching-intensive universities with respect to resources, programming, and perceived prestige value. We employ an effectively maintained inequality framework to examine the role played by ethnicity in the competition for admission to RIUs. Our findings indicate that, together with socioeconomic status and gender, ethnicity is significantly related to RIU attendance rates...

For full abstract and access to journal article click below:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cars.12174/abstract