Saving Horatio Alger : Equality, Opportunity, and the American Dream.

Americans celebrate the Horatio Alger ideal, that all individuals can succeed by their own efforts in a level playing field, yet social mobility rates in America are now lower than those in Europe, risking America becoming an ossified, class-based society. Richard Reeves argues in this Brookings Ess...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Reeves, Richard V.
Format: Book
Published: Brookings Institution Press, 2014.
Series:Brookings Essay.
Online Access:CONNECT