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Meritocracy Myth - a book by McNamee, Stephen J.

Meritocracy Myth

Meritocracy Myth( )
Author: McNamee, Stephen J.
Miller, Robert K.
ISBN:978-1-4422-1982-3
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $37.00
Book Description:

This book challenges the widely held American belief in meritocracy--that people get out of the system what they put into it based on individual merit. Examining talent, attitude, work ethic, and character as elements of merit, the book also evaluates the effect of non-merit factors such as social status, race, heritage, and wealth on meritocracy. The third edition features a new section on "The Great Recession."

Book Details
Pages:264
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Social Classes
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.99 x 8.98 x 0.78 Inches
Book Weight:0.9 Pounds

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