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Pedigree [electronic resource] : how elite students get elite jobs / Lauren A. Rivera.

Author/Creator:
Rivera, Lauren A., 1978-
Publication:
Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, [2015]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xiii, 375 pages.)
Subjects:
College graduates -- Employment -- United States.
Upper class -- Employment -- United States.
Employee selection -- United States.
Elite (Social sciences) -- United States.
Employment (Economic theory) -- Social aspects.
Economics -- Sociological aspects.
Contents:
Entering the elite
The playing field
The pitch
The paper
Setting the stage for interviews
Beginning the interview: finding a fit
Continuing the interview: the candidate's story
Concluding the interview: the final acts
Talking it out: deliberating merit
Social reconstruction
Conclusion
Appendix A. Who Is elite?
Appendix B. Methodological details
Appendix C. List of interviews.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
JSTOR (Online Service)
ISBN:
9781400880744 (electronic bk.)
1400880742 (electronic bk.)
9780691155623
0691155623
Publisher Number:
99981194007
40025023756
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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