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American Higher Education in Current Social Perspective


by Joshua A. Fishman - 1960

As we consider all of the comparatively recent foment, we can begin to appreciate the mixture of resignation and consternation felt by many a college official who is painfully aware that the real "tidal wave" of applicants has not yet appeared on the scene. This tidal wave (a function of rising birth rates during and after the Second World War, rising standards of living, and rising mobility aspirations in hitherto submerged population groups) is expected to hit with full force by the middle of the current decade.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 62 Number 2, 1960, p. 95-95
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3176, Date Accessed: 5/31/2020 4:14:02 AM

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