Assessing Classism in Academic Settings

  title={Assessing Classism in Academic Settings},
  author={Regina Day Langhout and Francine Rosselli and Jonathan Feinstein},
  journal={The Review of Higher Education},
  pages={145 - 184}
Although gaining more attention recently, classism is an area that has historically lacked consideration in psychological literature (Ostrove & Cole, 2003). Classism is a type of discrimination, much like sexism or racism. In the case of classism, people occupying lower social class levels are treated in ways that exclude, devalue, discount, and separate them (Lott, 2002). Researchers have examined individual experiences related to social class or socioeconomic status, but the emphasis has not… 

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