Ever Wonder Why?: And Other Controversial Essays

Overview

Thomas Sowell takes aim at a range of legal, social, racial, educational, and economic issues in this latest collection of his controversial, never boring, always thought-provoking essays. From "gun control myths" to "mealy mouth media" to "free lunch medicine," Sowell gets to the heart of the matters we all care about with his characteristically unsparing candor.
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Overview

Thomas Sowell takes aim at a range of legal, social, racial, educational, and economic issues in this latest collection of his controversial, never boring, always thought-provoking essays. From "gun control myths" to "mealy mouth media" to "free lunch medicine," Sowell gets to the heart of the matters we all care about with his characteristically unsparing candor.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817947521
  • Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/2006
  • Series: Hoover inst press Publication
  • Pages: 460
  • Sales rank: 700,608
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Thomas Sowell is the Rose and Milton Friedman Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Among his published works are Basic Economics, Late Talking Children, and Race and Culture. He has also published in both academic journals and the popular media including Newsweek, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and 150 newspapers that carry his nationally syndicated column.
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Table of Contents

Preface
Part I: The Culture Wars
Part II: Economic Issues
Part III: Legal Issues
Part IV: Political Issues
Part V: Social Issues
Part VI: Education Issues
Part VII: Racial Issues
Part VIII: Random Thoughts

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