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ERIC Number: EJ239209
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Nov
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Education in the Meritocracy.
Eckland, Bruce K.
American Journal of Education, v89 n1 p76-85 Nov 1980
Argues that the authors of "Who Gets Ahead?" (Jencks et al., 1979) were wrong to underplay the actual importance of measured ability in the status-attainment process and to claim that the United States is not meritocratic. (Author/MP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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