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Horatio Alger Jr. His writings were characterized by the " rags-to-riches " narrative, which had a formative effect on the United States during the Gilded Age.
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By Stephen Steinberg. New York: Atheneum. MODERN American social history is a record of the extraordinary process by which many different peoples have been incorporated into, and in turn shaped, the emerging industrial system. Between the turn of the century and the end of the 50's, this process was given popular expression in the metaphor of the melting pot. From the early 60's, however, the idea was denounced as a myth by a large and influential body of intellectuals, many of them descendants of what Michael Novak calls ''the unmeltable ethnics.
The Ethnic Myth: Race, Ethnicity, and Class in America [Steinberg, Stephen] on It is refreshing to read a sociological work that combines elegant prose with a The core of the book critiques what Steinberg calls "the Horatio Alger myth of ethnic Values-based stereotypes include "Jewish people are successful because.
Since its inception, social science has spawned a succession of theories that purport to explain differential rates of ethnic mobility as a byproduct of the cultural values of the groups themselves. The fatal flaw of these theories is that they reify culture by failing to examine its anchorage in history and social structure, eliding the very factors that produce and reproduce these value systems. Keywords: Model minority myth , acting white , Asian Americans , African Americans , success myths , structural racism. The school can wait but not our sheep. Fast forward a generation to
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In , Susan Orlean published a book called Saturday Night , in which she set out to document how Americans spend their weekly reprieve from work. She set this section of the book at the Hilltop Steakhouse, in Saugus, Massachusetts. The Hilltop occupied a zoning-law-less stretch of Route 1 just north of Boston. A few miles to the north was The Ship , a seafood place in the shape of a schooner that had somehow run aground along the landlocked highway.
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Since its inception, social science has spawned a succession of theories that purport to explain differential rates of ethnic mobility as a byproduct of the cultural values of the groups themselves. The fatal flaw of these theories is that they reify culture by failing to examine its anchorage in history and social structure, eliding the very factors that produce and reproduce these value systems. Keywords: Model minority myth , acting white , Asian Americans , African Americans , success myths , structural racism.
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Stephen Steinberg, The Ethnic Myth: Race, Ethnicity, and Class in America (3rd -Chapter 3, The Myth of Ethnic Success: The Jewish Horatio Alger Story.