Modernity and meritocracy searching for a fourth way

Madan, Amman (2017) Modernity and meritocracy searching for a fourth way. Economic and Political Weekly, 52 (47). pp. 16-20.

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Abstract

The vision of a meritocracy is integral to modernity, resting upon principles of achievement, individualism, and the primacy of academic knowledge. Each of these is now debated, particularly the claim of individual contributions to merit. Among the four responses that are possible, a multifactor approach to social inequality in selection, social interventions, and institutional, academic support may actually be truest to modernity’s promise of freedom and fairness.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Education system, Education inequality, Education programme.
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > School of Education
Depositing User: Mr. Krishnamoorti Chavan
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2018 15:31
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2018 03:24
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URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/381
Publisher URL: https://www.epw.in/journal/2017/47/book-reviews/mo...

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