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The Rise of the Meritocracy


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The Rise of the Meritocracy - Young, Michael
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Michael Young has christened the oligarchy of the future "Meritocracy." Indeed, the word is now part of the English language. It would appear that the formula: IQ+Effort=Merit may well constitute the basic belief of the ruling class in the twenty-first century. Projecting himself into the year 2034, the author of this sociological satire shows how present decisions and practices may remold our society. It is widespread knowledge that it is insufficient to be somebody's nephew to obtain a responsible post in business, ...

The Rise of the Meritocracy 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138538306

2nd edition


The Rise of the Meritocracy 1994, Routledge, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781560007043

2nd edition

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