Community College Education and Its Impact on Socioeconomic Status Attainment

Author: Monk-Turner, Elizabeth
Examines the role of the community college in the United States and how community college education shapes adult income and occupational status.

Table of Contents

Table of contents:
Community Colleges in the Higher Educational system
Functional and Conflict Theories of Educational Experience and labor market Outcomes
Who Enters Community and Four-Year College? Who Acquires the Bachelor’s Degree
First College Entered, Occupational Status
Economic Returns to Education: Do Rates of Return Vary Between Community and Four Year College Entrants
Another Look at the Economic Returns of Education and Degrees
Community College Entrance: Better Than Not Going to College at All?
Conclusion, Appendix, Endnotes, References, Index