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Jeanne Ballantine Defines Meritocracy

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Professor Jeanne Ballantine defines meritocracy as how people achieve their class positions in ideal industrialized societies, based on their personal merit. She further explains that it does not really work like this in real life, particularly for people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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