The William G. Bowen Memorial Series in Higher Education
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Princeton University Press
Table Of Contents
Introduction: Democratic Inequality 1 Chapter 1. The New Elite 18 Chapter 2. Finding One's Place 41 Chapter 3. The Ease of Privilege 77 Chapter 4. Gender and the Performance of Privilege 114 Chapter 5. Learning Beowulf and Jaws 151 Conclusion 193 Methodological and Theoretical Reflections 201 Acknowledgments 207 Notes 211 Works Cited 223 Index 229
Shamus Rahman Khan is assistant professor of sociology at Columbia University. He is an alumnus and former faculty member of St. Paul's School
Winner of C. Wright Mills Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems 2011 (United States). Commended for Distinguished Book Award of the Race, Gender and Class Section, American Sociological Association 2012 (United States).