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Breaking Through The Access Barrier: How Academic Capital Formation Can Improve Policy in Higher Education offers a useful framework for researchers and students who are interested in understanding the theoretical and conceptial mechanisms that can promote the college preparation, access, and success of low-income youth. "Written as a text," the book is authored by Edward P. St. John, Algo D. Henderson Collegiate Professor of Education at the University of Michigan's Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education, Shouping Hu, Professor of Higher Education at Florida State University, and Amy S. Fisher, doctoral candidate at the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education at the University of Michigan.
Published in the Journal of Higher Education by Taylor and Francis on behalf of The Ohio State University Press © 2012. Reproduced with permission.
Perna, L. W. (2012). Review of Edward P. St. John, Shouping Hu, and Amy S. Fisher, Breaking Through the Access Barrier. The Journal of Higher Education, 83 (2), 307-309. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00221546.2012.11777245
Date Posted: 06 November 2017
This document has been peer reviewed.