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Twilight of the elites : America after meritocracy

Author: Christopher Hayes
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Analyzes scandals in high-profile institutions, from Wall Street and the Catholic Church to Major League Baseball, while evaluating how an elite American meritocracy rose throughout the past half-century before succumbing to corruption and failure.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hayes
ISBN: 9780307720450 0307720454 9780307720474 0307720470
OCLC Number: 774697190
Description: 292 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The naked emperors --
Meritocracy and its discontents --
Moral hazards --
Who knows? --
Winners --
Out of touch --
Reformation.
Responsibility: Christopher Hayes.

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Analyzes scandals in high-profile institutions, from Wall Street and the Catholic Church to Major League Baseball, while evaluating how an elite American meritocracy rose throughout the past half-century before succumbing to corruption and failure.

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