The mismeasure of minds : debating race and intelligence between Brown and The bell curve /

"The 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision required desegregation of America's schools, but it also set in motion an agonizing multi-decade debate over race, class, and IQ. In this innovative book, Michael E. Staub investigates neuropsychological studies published between Brown and the...

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Main Author: Staub, Michael E., (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
Series:Studies in social medicine.
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Summary:"The 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision required desegregation of America's schools, but it also set in motion an agonizing multi-decade debate over race, class, and IQ. In this innovative book, Michael E. Staub investigates neuropsychological studies published between Brown and the controversial 1994 book, The Bell Curve. In doing so, he illuminates how we came to view race and intelligence today"--
Physical Description:219 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-209) and index.
ISBN:9781469643595
1469643596