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Twilight of the elites : America after meritocracy / Christopher Hayes.

Author/Creator:
Hayes, Christopher, 1979-
Edition:
1st pbk. ed.
Publication:
New York : Broadway Books, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
292 pages ; 21 cm
Subjects:
Elite (Social sciences) -- United States.
Business and politics -- United States.
Corporate power -- United States.
Power (Social sciences)
United States -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Business and politics.
Corporate power.
Economic history
Elite (Social sciences)
Politics and government.
Power (Social sciences)
Social conditions.
United States
Summary:
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.
Contents:
The naked emperors
Meritocracy and its discontents
Moral hazards
Who knows?
Winners
Out of touch
Reformation.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-279) and index.
ISBN:
9780307720467
0307720462
OCLC:
810999544
Publisher Number:
99971800217
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