By Ralph Pyle
Here, sociologist Ralph Pyle investigates the level to which a male-dominated, Ivy League knowledgeable Protestant institution within the usa when you consider that global conflict II has given approach to an elite whose variety is extra consultant of the overall inhabitants. whereas there's facts that significant adjustments have reduced the social, political, and fiscal prerogatives of the normal Protestant institution, the writer reveals that these in command positions of the main influential associations undergo a powerful resemblance to their predecessors who directed affairs in an past period. whether the present growth of impression between formerly disempowered teams keeps at its current price, the disproportionate strength of white Protestant Ivy Leaguers will persist for numerous a long time to come.
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