The Best of the Best: Becoming Elite at an American Boarding School
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The Best of the Best: Becoming Elite at an American Boarding School

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ISBN-13:
9780674035683
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.09.2009
Seiten:
297
Autor:
Ruben A. Gaztambide-Fernandez
Gewicht:
590 g
Format:
234x165x28 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

* Introduction * Totally Elite * Getting In * Being Smart, Working Hard * Reserved Seating * Bonding Rituals * Unequal Distinctions * Envisioning an Elite Future * Appendix: Researching Identification at an Elite Boarding School * Notes * Acknowledgments * Index
For two years, the author shared the life of what he calls the "Weston School," an elite New England boarding school. Through it all, he developed a nuanced portrait of how these students make sense of their extraordinary good fortune in attending the school.