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Preparing For Power

America's Elite Boarding Schools

ebook / ISBN-13: 9780786724161

Price: $13.99 / $17.99 (CAD)

ON SALE: August 4th 2008

Genre: Nonfiction / Education

PAGE COUNT: 272

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Why do private boarding schools produce such a disproportionate number of leaders in business, government, and the arts? In the most comprehensive study of its kind to date, two sociologists describe the complex ways in which elite schools prepare students for success and power, and they also provide a lively behind-the-scenes look at prep–school life and underlife.

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