Closed meritocracy in a segregated Dutch society

It must have been a news article on the occasion of a report from the Netherlands Institute for Social Research (Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau; SCP) where┬áI read this interesting observation: the Dutch upper class is both very open and closed. This outwardly nonsensical statement could be┬árephrased by saying that the Netherlands has ‘closed meritocracy’. It […]