Laura Hamilton is a professor of sociology at the University of California at Merced. She is co-author of Paying for the Party: How College Maintains Inequality (Harvard University Press).
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The ReviewDeclining state support and rising tuition do more than reduce access to public higher education for many low-income students. The trends also lure colleges into catering to the social and educational needs of affluent, full-freight students at the expense of others. In doing so, they create a…