Authors: Anthony P. Carnevale and Stephen Rose.

This book chapter concludes that race-sensitive affirmative action policies should be retained and expanded to include low-income students. This research was referenced in the affirmative action Supreme Court Case Fisher vs. University of Texas in two amicus briefs: Fisher I: Brief of the American Association for Affirmative Action as Amicus Curiae in Support of Respondent  and Fisher II: Brief of Richard D. Kahlenberg as Amicus Curiae in Support of Neither Party.

This book chapter appears in The Century Foundation’s America’s Untapped Resource: Low-Income Students in Higher Education, edited by Richard D. Kahlenberg.

January 15, 2004

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