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The bell curve :intelligence and class structure in American life

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 775-832) and index.

Table of Contents

Cognitive class and education, 1900-1990 — Cognitive partitioning by occupation — The economic pressure to partition — Steeper ladders, narrower gates — Poverty — Schooling — Unemployment, idleness, and injury — Family matters — Welfare dependency — Parenting — Crime — Civility and citizenship — Ethnic differences in cognitive ability — Ethnic inequalities in relation to IQ — The demography of intelligence — Social behavior and the prevalence of low cognitive ability — Raising cognitive ability — The leveling of American education — Affirmative action in higher education — Affirmative action in the workplace — The way we are headed — A place for everyone.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780029146736
Author:
Herrnstein, Richard
Publisher:
Free Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Educational Psychology
Subject:
Intelligence tests
Subject:
Intellect
Subject:
Intelligence levels
Subject:
Nature and nurture
Subject:
Intelligence
Subject:
Environment.
Subject:
Social class.
Subject:
Intelligence levels -- Social aspects -- United States.
Subject:
Cogniciâon
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Psicopedagogâia
Subject:
Inteligencia, Cociente de la
Copyright:
Series Volume:
89-5
Publication Date:
19940901
Binding:
HC
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
912

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