Race & Iq (Broché)

Ashley Montagu

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Ashley Montagu, who first attacked the term " race " as a usable concept in his acclaimed work, Mans Most Dangerous Myth, offers here a devastating rebuttal to those who would claim any link between race and intelligence. In now classic essays, this thought-provoking volume critically examines the terms " race " and " IQ " and their applications in scientifc discourse. The twenty-four contributors-including such eminent thinkers as Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Lewontin, Urie Bronfenbrenner, WF. Bodmer, and Jerome Kagan-draw on fields that range from biology and genetics to psychology, anthropology, and education. What emerges in piece after piece is a deep skepticism about the scientific validity of intelligence tests, especially as applied to evaluating innate intelligence, if only because scientists still cannot distinguish between genetic and environmental contributions to the development of the human mind. Five new essays have been included that specifically address the claims made in the highly controversial book The Bell Curve. Must reading for psychology, racial studies, and education students, Race and IQ is a brilliantiy lucid exploration of the boundary line between race and intelligence.
    • Natural Selection and the Mental Capacities of Mankind
    • The IQ Mythology
    • The Debate Over Race : Thirty Years and Two Centuries Later
    • What Can Biologists Solve ? The Magical Aura of the IQ
    • An Examination of Jensen's Theory Concerning Educability, Heritability, and Population Differences
    • An Affluent Society's Excuses for Inequality : Developmental, Economic, and Educational
    • Nature with Nurture
    • Racist Arguments and IQ
    • Intelligence, IQ, and Race
    • On Creeping Jensenism
    • Race and Intelligence
    • Heritability Analyses of IQ Scores : Science or Numerology ? On the Causes of IQ Differences Between Groups and Implications for Social Policy
    • Race and IQ : The Genetic Background
    • Is Early Intervention Effective ? Some Studies of Early Education in Familial and Extra-Familial Settings
    • Bad Science, Worse Politics
    • Behind the Curve
    • The Tainted Sources of The Bell Curve
    • " Science " in the Service of Racism
    • How Heritability Misleads About Race.
  • Date de parution : 09/08/2002
  • Editeur : Oxford University Press
  • ISBN : 0-19-510221-5
  • EAN : 9780195102215
  • Présentation : Broché
  • Nb. de pages : 486 pages
  • Poids : 0.405 Kg
  • Dimensions : 13,7 cm × 20,5 cm × 2,5 cm

Biographie d'Ashley Montagu

The late Ashley Montagu was a distinguished anthropologist and author of over forty books, including The Nature of Human Aggression, Statement on Race, and Science and Creationism.

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