By Stephen J. McNamee
The Meritocracy Myth demanding situations the commonly held American trust in meritocracy—that humans get out of the process what they placed into it in line with person advantage. The 3rd version has been revised and streamlined, with clean examples and up to date statistical details all through. Chapters 8 and 9 were mixed right into a finished bankruptcy approximately discrimination as a non-merit barrier to upward mobility. The booklet additionally contains a new part on “The nice Recession.”
The Meritocracy Myth examines expertise, perspective, paintings ethic, and personality as components of advantage, and evaluates the impression of non-merit elements equivalent to social prestige, race, historical past, and wealth on meritocracy. A compelling ebook on an often-overlooked subject, The Meritocracy Myth has develop into a lecture room vintage to introduce scholars to this provocative topic.