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The meritocracy trap : how America's foundational myth feeds inequality, dismantles the middle class, and devours the elite

by Markovits, Daniel, 1969- (Author)

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"It is an axiom of American life that advantage should be earned through ability and effort. Even as the country divides itself at every turn, the meritocratic ideal--that social and economic rewards should follow achievement rather than breeding--reigns supreme. Both Democrats and Republicans insis... Full description

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