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The Resource Saving Horatio Alger : Equality, Opportunity, and the American Dream

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

Label
Saving Horatio Alger : Equality, Opportunity, and the American Dream
Title
Saving Horatio Alger
Title remainder
Equality, Opportunity, and the American Dream
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 Essay that Alger is on the ropes, that the ideal of American egalitarianism is threatened by a variety of forces related to income, wealth, family structure and education. And yet the answers do not lie in the European model. Instead, Reeves argues, reviving the promise of the American Dream requires a
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reeves, Richard V
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
The Brookings Essay
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alger, Horatio
  • Alger, Horatio
  • Social mobility
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Social mobility
  • United States
Label
Saving Horatio Alger : Equality, Opportunity, and the American Dream
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Alger vs. Bellamy -- Go West, young man -- Alger on the ropes -- Warning : wealth gaps ahead -- Class : the great divide -- Reviving the American dream
Control code
ocn958583766
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (33 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780815726487
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 156c38ca-d36c-48a0-b92c-b0d8207deafb
  • 22573/ctt1dzkg0s
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958583766
Label
Saving Horatio Alger : Equality, Opportunity, and the American Dream
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Alger vs. Bellamy -- Go West, young man -- Alger on the ropes -- Warning : wealth gaps ahead -- Class : the great divide -- Reviving the American dream
Control code
ocn958583766
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (33 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780815726487
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 156c38ca-d36c-48a0-b92c-b0d8207deafb
  • 22573/ctt1dzkg0s
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958583766

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