ERIC Number: EJ391083
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Meta-Comments: A Discussion of Critiques of L. M. Dunn's Monograph for "Bilingual Hispanic Children on the U. S. Mainland."
Berliner, David C.
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v10 n3 p273-99 Sep 1988
Reviews criticism of Dunn's monograph on Hispanic-Anglo differences in IQ scores. Discusses the heritability and malleability of IQ, the reciprocal relationship between achievement and intelligence, negative effects of schooling for some caste-like minorities, and superior cognitive skills among balanced bilingual students. Contains 19 references. (Author/SV)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Cultural Influences, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Bias, Heredity, Hispanic Americans, Intelligence, Intelligence Differences, Intelligence Quotient, Intelligence Tests, Minority Group Children, Nature Nurture Controversy
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue with title "Achievement Testing: Science vs. Ideology" edited by Ricardo R. Fernandez. For "Bilingual Hispanic Children in the U.S. Mainland: A Review of the Literature" by Lloyd M. Dunn, see RC 016 993.