In Turner and Herbig's essay entitled "Closing Doors on Americans' Housing Choices," it is argued that the practice
of steering homebuyers to neighborhoods based on race is, while legal, a form of discrimination that blocks housing
choices and should thus not be practiced.
Per Turner and Herbig's essay entitled "Closing Doors on Americans' Housing Choices," in about 10% of
the times that African-American and Hispanic renters ask about advertised apartments, they receive less information
than comparable whites.
An assigned reading by which of the following authors discusses the servile role -- which often involves playing
characters who do not speak English well -- that many Asian American actors are forced to play in Hollywood
A. Tom Kertscher
B. Bruce Lambert
C. Lawrence Downes
D. Eric Hoover
An assigned reading by which of the following authors presents data suggesting that access to private four-year
colleges is extremely limited for applicants in the lowest income bracket:
A. Jay Matthews
B. Stephen Burd
C. Eric Hoover
D. Jerry Gettleman
An assigned reading by which of the following authors shares research indicating that middle-class black students
with sub-par academic records are recommended by high-school guidance counselors to attend community college
with far greater frequency than are middle-class white students with similar records?
A. Eric Hoover
B. Stephen Burd
C. Jay Matthews
D. Judy Peet
In Jay Matthews' essay entitled "Wealthy Often Win the Race for Merit-Based College Aid," it is suggested that
merit-based financial aid for college may increase stratification by granting an increasing number of wealthy
students access to the most desirable institutions of higher learning at the expense of recruiting low-income
Acccording to the piece "A Death in Patchogue," vigorous enforcement of immigration laws has resulted in forced
stops of 1 in 10 Latinos, including American citizens.
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