A very interesting book that delves into why specific groups of Americans are abundantly successful. The book proposes a model to explain why these groups find success despite discrimination and other obstacles. I felt that it was worth a quick look just to see if I could guess which groups they identified. This information is also interesting in pointing out why some groups within the U.S. are under achieving.
” … it makes sense that America’s successful groups are all outsiders in one way or another. … Paradoxically. in modern America, a group has an edge if it doesn’t buy into-or hasn’t yet bought into – mainstream, post 1960’s, liberal American principles.”
“In other words, there is a disconnect today between the story Americans tell themselves about how to think and how to live-and the reality of what the American economy rewards. Triple Package (successful) groups are taking advantage of that disconnect.”