The Bell Curve Debate: History, Documents, Opinions

The Bell Curve Debate: History, Documents, Opinions

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The Bell Curve Debate: History, Documents, Opinions by Russell Jacoby, Naomi Glauberman

Russell Jacoby and Naomi Glauberman have edited a book on race, class, and intelligence that will stand for the foreseeable future as the authoritative guide to the extraordinary controversy ignited by Richard J. Herrnstein and Charles Murray's incendiary bestseller, The Bell Curve. The editors have gathered together both the best of recent reviews and essays, and salient documents drawn from the curious history of this heated debate. The Bell Curve Debate captures the fervor, anger, and scope of an almost unprecedented national argument over the very idea of democracy and the possibility of a tolerant, multiracial America. It is an essential companion and answer to The Bell Curve, and provides scholarship and polemic from every point of view. It is a must-read for the informed citizen in search of all the views fit to print.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812925876
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/28/1995
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 720
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.02(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Russell Jacoby is the author of numerous books, including Dogmatic Wisdom: How the Culture Wars Divert Education and Distract America and The Last Intellectuals: American Culture in the Age of Academe. He teaches history at the University of California at Los Angeles.

Naomi Glauberman is a writer who lives in Venice, California.

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