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ERIC Number: EJ402613
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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American Education, Meritocratic Ideology, and the Legitimation of Inequality: The Community College and the Problem of American Exceptionalism.
Brint, Steven; Karabel, Jerome
Higher Education, v18 n6 p725-35 1989
The structure of the American school system is viewed as an embodiment and source of fluidity of class boundaries. Community colleges are seen as an expression of characteristics of the educational system which reinforces the ideology that it is never too late for talent to reveal itself and be rewarded. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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