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Punishment in the Admissions Scandal (Fred Wherry)
Felicity Huffman got 14 days of jail for bribing to get her children into college. The gang gets together with Fred Wherry (Princeton University) to reflect on the punishment and how elite college admissions work.
Frederick Wherry is a Professor of Sociology at Princeton University. His new book (with Kristin Seefeldt and Anthony Alvarez) is Credit Where It’s Due: Rethinking Financial Citizenship with the Russell Sage Foundation.
By Angela George, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link
Reactions to the Admissions Scandal
The Annex discusses a recent piece from UT Austin’s Steven Mintz in Inside Higher Ed, in which he asks how we should respond to the college admissions scandal.
Margaret Hagerman is an Assistant Professor at Mississippi State University. She wrote White Kids: Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America (NYU Press). Twitter: @MaggieHagerman
Jean Beaman is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Purdue University. Jean wrote Citizen Outsider: Children of North African Immigrants in France( (University of California Press). Twitter: @jean23bean