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Are They Rich Because They're Smart?

Introduction by Steve Clark, photos, index.

Available as a fully-accessible ebook for the blind or those with other reading barriers.

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Format: Paper

111 Pages

Edition: 1st

Year: 2016

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 9781604880878

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Are They Rich Because They're Smart?

Class, Privilege, and Learning under Capitalism

By Jack Barnes, 

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Explains the sharpening class inequalities in the United States and the resulting conflicts accelerated by today’s slow-burning world depression. It takes apart the self-serving rationalizations of a growing layer of well-paid professionals that their schooling and “brightness” equip them to “regulate” the lives of working people, who can’t be trusted...

“Analyzes the social inequalities caused by capitalism and the intensification of the conflicts they produce.”—McGill Journal of Education

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