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The Resource The bell curve : intelligence and class structure in American life, Richard J. Herrnstein, Charles Murray

The bell curve : intelligence and class structure in American life, Richard J. Herrnstein, Charles Murray

Label
The bell curve : intelligence and class structure in American life
Title
The bell curve
Title remainder
intelligence and class structure in American life
Statement of responsibility
Richard J. Herrnstein, Charles Murray
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Herrnstein, Richard J
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF431
LC item number
.H398 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Murray, Charles A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Intellect
  • Nature and nurture
  • Intelligence levels
  • Intelligence levels
  • Educational psychology
Label
The bell curve : intelligence and class structure in American life, Richard J. Herrnstein, Charles Murray
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 775-832) and index
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
Control code
ocm30913157
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 845 p.
Isbn
9780029146736
Lccn
94029694
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The bell curve : intelligence and class structure in American life, Richard J. Herrnstein, Charles Murray
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 775-832) and index
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
Control code
ocm30913157
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 845 p.
Isbn
9780029146736
Lccn
94029694
Other physical details
ill.

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