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ERIC Number: EJ553077
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-2004
Democracy, Meritocracy, and the Cognitive Elite: The Real Thesis of the Bell Curve.
Kaplan, Linda Duhan; Kaplan, Charles
Educational Theory, v47 n3 p425-31 Sum 1997
Argues that meritocracy's erosion of democracy is well underway in this country. Focusing on "The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life" and "The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy," the essay examines the concept of the cognitive elite, explains how the new meritocracy arose, and discusses possible solutions. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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