ERIC Number: EJ484084
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Book Review. Testing Testing: Social Consequences of the Examined Life, by F. Allan Hanson.
Sinha, Birendra K.
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, v40 n1 p99-101 Mar 1994
The reviewed book analyzes many facets of the testing enterprise from a sociocultural perspective, emphasizing the power motive of test givers. Part I on Authenticity Tests discusses the practice of using tests to determine innocence, guilt, and honesty with regard to culturally important behaviors. Part II addresses the use of ability tests for selecting and promoting qualified applicants. (KS)
Publication Type: Book/Product Reviews; Journal Articles
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