No surprise: social status matters


Challenging our most cherished beliefs about college as a great equalizer and the job market as a level playing field, Lauren A. Rivera’s new book, Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs, exposes the class biases built into American notions about the best and the brightest, and shows how social status plays a significant role in determining who reaches the top of the economic ladder. (This description is from Princeton University Press.)


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  1. Pingback: The Privilege of Pedigrees | Princeton Comment

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