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Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life / William Deresiewicz.
By: Deresiewicz, William.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Free Press, 2014Edition: First Free Press hardcover edition.Description: 245 p. : 24 cm.ISBN: 9781476702711 (hbk.).Subject(s): Education, Higher -- United States | Universities and colleges -- United States | Elite (Social sciences) -- Education -- United States | Critical thinking -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States | Reasoning -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States | Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States | Education, Higher -- Social aspects -- United States | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General | EDUCATION / Higher | EDUCATION / Philosophy & Social AspectsDDC classification: 378.73 DER Other classification: SOC026000 | EDU015000 | EDU040000 Online resources: Table of contents
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|Book||Indian Institute for Human Settlements, New Delhi||378.73 DER 005376 (Browse shelf)||Available||005376|
Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Sheep
pt. 2 Self
5.What Is College For?
6.Inventing Your Life
pt. 3 Schools
10.Your Guide to the Rankings
pt. 4 Society
11.Welcome to the Club
12.The Self-Overcoming of the Hereditary Meritocracy.
"A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be--but aren't--providing"--