Everybody’s meritocracy book

Kenneth Arrow et. al., Meritocracy and Economic Inequality (2000)

Daniel A. Bell, The China Model: Political Meritocracy and the Limits of Democracy (2016)

Fredrik de Boer, The Cult of Smart (2020)

Mark Bovens and Anchrit Wille, Diploma Democracy: The Rise of Political Meritocracy (2017)

Robert H. Frank, Success and Luck: Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy (2016)

Lani Guinier, The Tyranny of the Meritocracy (2015)

Christopher Hayes, Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy (2012)

Walter Kirn, Lost in the Meritocracy (2009)

Nicholas Lemann, The Big Test: The Secret History of American Meritocracy (1999)

Daniel Markovits, The Meritocracy Trap (2019)

Michael Sandel, The Tyranny of Merit (2020)

Ajantha Subramanian, The Caste of Merit (2019)

Michael Young, The Rise of the Meritocracy, 1870–2033 (1958)