The controversial book linking intelligence to class and race in modern society, and what public policy can do to mitigate socioeconomic differences in IQ, birth rate, crime, fertility, welfare, and poverty.
Topics: Social Policy, Social Class, Inequality, Genetics, Education, Social Science, Politics, Psychological, Political Commentary, Contemplative, and Provocative
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A book with a moderately interesting premise, horrible documentation and research practices, and terrifying conclusions.more
Much in the news today, this book's chapter on the authors' motivations is fascinating in light of 2012 politics. And the debates about it are really insightful.more
This book generated enormous debate for a time, then it was forgotten. Some of the criticism was as good and as well considered as the book itself was, but much of the criticism seemed petty and even hysterical. It was as though the ideas in the book threatened the entire world-view of the critics. I considered it very important and worthy of more attention.more
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