...which whites were most disadvantaged by the process: the downscale, the rural and the working-class.White, Poor and Ignored? | Poverty in America | Change.org:
This was particularly pronounced among the private colleges in the study. For minority applicants, the lower a family’s socioeconomic position, the more likely the student was to be admitted. For whites, though, it was the reverse. An upper-middle-class white applicant was three times more likely to be admitted than a lower-class white with similar qualifications.
Saturday, December 4, 2010
Op-Ed Columnist - The Roots Of White Anxiety - NYTimes.com: