Foreword Lois Weis Introduction Amy Stich and Carrie Freie Part I. Inequality of Access 1. "They Really Drill It into You to Go to University": Influences on Working-Class Students' Decision to Go to University Wolfgang Lehmann 2. Working-Class Minority Students' Pathways to Higher Education Roberta Espinoza, Cynthia M. Alcantar, and Edwin Hernandez 3. Tracking Access to Knowledge within a Working Class College Amy Stich Part II. Inequality of Experience and Opportunity 4. `Outsiders on the Inside': Working Class Students at UK Universities Diane Reay 5. Making the Grade: The Academic Side of College Life among Financial Aid Recipients Peter Kinsley and Sara Goldrick-Rab 6. Normative Institutional Arrangements and the Mobility Pathway: How Campus-Level Forces Impact First-Generation Students Jenny Stuber 7. First Generation Female College Students in the Web of the Academy Carrie Freie 8. "You Don't Have To Be a College Graduate to Be Intelligent:" First-Generation Students' Views of Intelligence and Education Ann Mullen Part III. Inequality of Outcome 9. Working-Class Youth and the Betrayal of the Future Jennifer Silva 10. A Foot in Two Worlds: First-Generation College Graduates and the Discourses Needed for Academic Success Mari Plikuhn and Matthew Knoester 11. Great Expectations: Classed Outcomes of Liberal Arts College Graduates Allison Hurst
Amy Stich is Assistant Professor of Foundations of Education at Northern Illinois University, USA. Carrie Freie is Associate Professor of Education at Pennsylvania State University, USA.