ERIC Number: EJ514023
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
A Synopsis of Herrnstein and Murray's "The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life" (New York, Free Press, 1994).
Belke, Terry W.
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, v41 n3 p238-56 Sep 1995
Neutral summary of "The Bell Curve" (Herrnstein and Murray) by a former student of Herrnstein. Focuses on the emergence of a cognitive elite in the United States; relationships between IQ and poverty, educational attainment, unemployment, divorce, illegitimacy, welfare dependency, parenting competence, criminal behaviors, and voting; racial and ethnic differences in IQ; and implications for education and public policy. (SV)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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