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The Meritocracy myth

Author: McNamee, Stephen J. ; Miller, Robert K.Publisher: Rowman and Littlefield, 2004.Language: EnglishDescription: 217 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0742510565Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Europe Campus
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Print HT600.33 .U7 M36 2004
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Available 001224876
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Meritocracy Myth Contents Acknowledgments 1 The American Dream: Origins and Prospects 2 On Being Made of the Right Stuff: The Case for Merit 3 The Silver Spoon: Inheritance and the Staggered Start 4 It's Not What You Know But . . . : Social and Cultural Capital 5 Making the Grade: Education and Mobility 6 Being in the Right Place at the Right Time: The Luck Factor 7 I Did It My Way: Self-Employment and Mobility 8 An Unlevel Playing Field: Racism and Sexism 9 Discrimination by Any Other Name: Other Isms 10 Running in Place: The Long Wage Recession Index About the Authors vii 1 21 49 71 95 117 137 155 181 197 211 219

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