The Meritocracy Myth challenges the widely held American belief in meritocracy-that people get out of the system what they put into it based on individual merit. The book examines talent, attitude, work ethic, and character as elements of merit and evaluates the effect of nonmerit factors such as family background, social connections, luck, market conditions, unequal educational opportunities, and discrimination. The fourth edition has been revised and streamlined throughout. It features new material on the current economic ...

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The Meritocracy Myth 2009, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

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The Meritocracy Myth 2004, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

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