Rated of 5
by jean simmons
i thought bobos explained the differences between this new social class and the other traditional classes
it was very interesting
i enjoyed it!!!!!
Review (not rated)
Judith King I rushed out to buy the book. Bobos stands for Bourgois Bohemians, and the subtitle is The New Upper Class and How They Got There. A major reference for Brooks is the New York Times Sunday Wedding Announcements. (!) He tracks the ruling class over the past 50 years, from the ending of aristocracy and the Eisenhower/Beaver families, through beatniks, hippies, plutocracy, and finally to the emergence, he says, of a meritocracy. (My belief is that was what the founding fathers were aiming for in the long run.) Humorous, trenchant, and a solid read. Go for it.
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