Intelligence Policy: Its Impact on College Admissions and Other Social Policies / Edition 1

Intelligence Policy: Its Impact on College Admissions and Other Social Policies / Edition 1

by Angela Browne Miller, Browne-Mille
     
 

The author examines the numerous facets of 'implicit intelligence policies'those unspoken directives that often profoundly influence social and educational policies-and their impact on policies regarding measured and actual mental ability.See more details below

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The author examines the numerous facets of 'implicit intelligence policies'those unspoken directives that often profoundly influence social and educational policies-and their impact on policies regarding measured and actual mental ability.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306447457
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
06/28/1995
Series:
Environment, Development, and Public Policy
Edition description:
Psychology
Pages:
276

Table of Contents

The Bell Tolls. The Demand for and Assessment of Mental Ability: The Supply of and Demand for Intelligence. The Juxtaposition of Individual and Institutional Assessment. Mapping Social Policy against a Theoretical Backdrop: Academic Merit versus Fair Representation: A Case Study of Undergraduate Admissions Policy at the University of California at Berkeley. Mapping Admissions and Other Social Policy against a Philosophical Backdrop. Intelligence versus Higher Education as a Determinant of Worldly Success: The Sociopolitical Perspective. Academic Aptitude versus Achievement: Scientific Interpretations of Intelligence. Rationalist versus Empiricist Views: The Philosophical Backdrop on the Learnability of Intelligence. The Illusory Faces of Implicit Intelligence Policy. The Impact of Implicit Intelligence Policy on Explicit Policy: The Potential Value of Impact Analysis on Intelligence Policy. The Impact of Implicit Intelligence Policy on Explicit University Admissions Policy. Recommendations and Conclusions: Toward a Coherent and Explicit Intelligence Policy. From Here to a Coherent and Explicit Intelligence Policy. Appendixes. Index.

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