- Words: 640
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Sociology
- Paper #: 78812197
What's wrong with the American Dream?
The American Dream is primarily associated with achievement and success. According to Hochschild, achievement and success can be individually defined as it can mean something different to each person. The basic tenant, however, is the notion that hard work yields favorable results, if you play by the rules. Further, the dream can be pursued by anyone despite his or her background, culture, race or