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Meritocracy

S. Schkolne

Meritocracy

vision for a quality South Africa

by S. Schkolne

  • 228 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by S. Schkolne in Humewood, Port Elizabeth, South Africa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Representative government and representation -- South Africa.,
    • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1989-1994.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesVision for a quality South Africa
      Statementby S. Schkolne.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ1981 .S35 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination68 p. ;
      Number of Pages68
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1156428M
      ISBN 100620160551
      LC Control Number94133017
      OCLC/WorldCa33408483


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In his satirical book Rise of the Meritocracy, Michael Young describes a dystopian future in which one's social place is determined by intelligence and performance. In Youngʼs view, such a social system ultimately leads to social revolution in which the masses.

The Rise of the Meritocracy. by Michael Young. Random House. $ H. Wells’s warning that we are engaged in “a race between education and catastrophe” has taken on new meaning. We are now told that, if the increasing complexity of our technological civilization doesn’t get us, the Russians will.

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