Hello Readers! I keep thinking to write here but it never got done until now. I would like to take this time to explain in brief detail what occurred during session three of summer semester. 928 more words
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Sylvia Allegreto: The Myth of American Meritocracy
Quick snippet from Allegreto’s lecture on meritocracy in the US. She is deputy chair of the Center of Wage and Employment Dynamics, situated at UC Berkeley’s Institute for Research on Labour and Employment. 23 more words
I found this comic illustrated quite well the problem behind meritocracy.
TOM THE DANCING BUG: Hollingsworth Hound and the American Dream of Upward Mobility
VALUES AND BELIEFS LENS
JULY 24TH, 2014
INDIVIDUAL QUESTION: WHAT IS OUR COLLECTIVE HISTORY IN THE UNITED STATES?
Milton Rokeach defines beliefs… 1,260 more words
The fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine are often constructed as fields in which scientific ability is all that matters for success. Topics such as gender and race are often not discussed despite the fact that the majority of members of those fields are still white men. 164 more words