ERIC Number: EJ586975
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Entitled: Confessions of a Model Meritocrat.
Platt, Anthony M.
Social Justice, v25 n3 p128-37 1998
Describes the entitlements and privileges received by a British immigrant to the United States on the strength of his perceived white upper-class background. Notes that the "meritocracy" of the past revered by many writers was, in fact, a system of unequal opportunity based on race, class, and gender. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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