Discrimination And Disparities

March 5, 2019|
Discrimination And Disparities by Thomas Sowell
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An enlarged edition of Thomas Sowell's brilliant examination of the origins of economic disparities

Economic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been offered for the differences. Some believe that those with less fortunate outcomes are victims of genetics. Others believe that those who are less fortunate are victims of the more fortunate.

Discrimination and Disparities gathers a wide array of empirical evidence to challenge the idea that different economic outcomes can be explained by any one factor, be it discrimination, exploitation, or genetics. This revised and enlarged edition also analyzes the human consequences of the prevailing social vision of these disparities and the policies based on that vision--from educational disasters to widespread crime and violence.
Thomas Sowell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He is the author of dozens of books including Charter Schools and Their Enemies, winner of the 2021 Hayek Book Prize. He is the recipient of numerous other awards, including the National Humanities Medal, presented by the President of the United States in ...
Title:Discrimination And Disparities
Product dimensions:320 pages, 9.55 X 6.35 X 1.5 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 9.55 X 6.35 X 1.5 in
Published:March 5, 2019
Publisher:Basic Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781541645639

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