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The Resource Ever wonder why? and other controversial essays, Thomas Sowell

Ever wonder why? and other controversial essays, Thomas Sowell

Label
Ever wonder why? and other controversial essays
Title
Ever wonder why? and other controversial essays
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Sowell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1930-
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Sowell, Thomas
Dewey number
973.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
E839.5
LC item number
.S636 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Hoover Institution Press publication
Series volume
no. 548
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  • United States
  • Political culture
  • United States
  • United States
  • Popular culture
  • Intellectuals
  • Political activists
Label
Ever wonder why? and other controversial essays, Thomas Sowell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. The culture wars : Ever wonder why? -- Animal rites -- "Us" or "Them" -- Twisted history -- Explaining to the grandkids -- Human livestock -- The Wright stuff -- The legacy of Eric Hoeffer -- One-uppers versus survival -- The equality dogma -- The inequality dogma -- Equality, inequality, and fate -- Hiroshima -- The tyranny if visions -- The tyranny of visions: part II -- The tyranny of visions: part III -- The immigration taboo -- The left monopoly -- I beg to disagree -- 4th estate or 5th column? -- II. Economic issues : Why economists are not popular -- Housing hurdles -- The "cost" of medical care -- Subsidies are all wet -- A taxing experience -- Profits without honor -- Profits without honor: part II -- Two earthquakes -- Peter Bauer (1915-2002) -- Journalists and economics -- Stock crash aftermath -- Milton Friedman at 90 -- "Price gouging" in Florida -- Economic "power" -- A relic of the recent past -- Who can afford it? -- Free-lunch medicine -- Free-lunch medicine: part II -- Free-lunch medicine: part III -- Manufacturing confusion -- A cold shower -- An old "new vision" -- Third world sweatshops -- Third world sweatshops: part II -- Privatizing social security -- Privatizing social security: part II -- "Living wage" kills jobs -- A happy birthday? -- III. Legal issues : Calculated confusion -- Judges and judgment -- Justice for little Angelo -- Property rites -- Property rites: part II -- Property rites: part III -- Foreign law is not law -- Medical lawsuits -- Fixing the jury system -- Half a century after Brown -- Half a century after Brown: part II -- Half a century after Brown: part III -- Umpires, judges, and others
  • Big business and quotas -- The grand fraud -- The grand fraud: part II -- The grand fraud: part III -- The grand fraud: part IV -- Saving quotas -- The high cost of nuances -- The polio fallacy -- IV. Political issues : Spoiled brat politics -- Spoiled brat politics: part II -- The "compassion" racket -- Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) -- Gun control myths -- Gun control myths: part II -- A painful anniversary -- The high cost of shibboleths -- "Why do they hate us?" -- Foreign "allies" -- My platform -- The oldest fraud -- The left's vision -- The left's vocabulary -- Abstract people -- Looking back -- V. Social issues : Mealy mouth media -- Achievements and their causes -- Talkers versus doers -- Talkers versus doers: part II -- Liberals and class -- Liberals and class: part II -- Liberals and class: part III -- The autism "spectrum" -- The high cost of busybodies -- The high cost of busybodies: part II -- The high cost of busybodies: part III -- The high cost of busybodies: part IV -- "Partial truth" abortion -- Lying about Yosemite -- Growing old -- April Fool's party -- VI. Education issues : Choosing a college -- The idiocy of "relevance" -- Julian Stanley and bright children -- For what purpose? -- School performances -- School performances: part II
  • School performances: part III -- College admissions voodoo -- Summer de-programming -- Fat in California's budget -- A scary report -- "Teaching to the test" -- Teaching to the test": part II -- Teaching to the test": part III -- Smart "problems" -- Vouchers vindicated -- Artificial stupidity -- "Good" teachers -- A sign of the times -- Suspicious stats -- Peers and pied pipers -- VII. Racial issues : Older Budweiser -- Rosa Parks and history -- "Friends" of blacks -- "Friends" of blacks: part II -- Recycled "racism" -- Dangerous democracy? -- Are cops racist? -- Rattling the chains -- Roasting Walter Williams -- "Diversity" in India -- Race and IQ -- Race and IQ: part II -- Race and IQ: part III -- An old war and a new one -- Silly letters -- Black history month -- Bravo for Bill Cosby -- Quota "logic" -- Quota "logic": part II -- VIII. Random thoughts : Random thoughts
Control code
sky202617500
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 460 pages
Isbn
9780817947521
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006007609
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
hn 07/19
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm64594321
  • (OCoLC)64594321
Label
Ever wonder why? and other controversial essays, Thomas Sowell
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. The culture wars : Ever wonder why? -- Animal rites -- "Us" or "Them" -- Twisted history -- Explaining to the grandkids -- Human livestock -- The Wright stuff -- The legacy of Eric Hoeffer -- One-uppers versus survival -- The equality dogma -- The inequality dogma -- Equality, inequality, and fate -- Hiroshima -- The tyranny if visions -- The tyranny of visions: part II -- The tyranny of visions: part III -- The immigration taboo -- The left monopoly -- I beg to disagree -- 4th estate or 5th column? -- II. Economic issues : Why economists are not popular -- Housing hurdles -- The "cost" of medical care -- Subsidies are all wet -- A taxing experience -- Profits without honor -- Profits without honor: part II -- Two earthquakes -- Peter Bauer (1915-2002) -- Journalists and economics -- Stock crash aftermath -- Milton Friedman at 90 -- "Price gouging" in Florida -- Economic "power" -- A relic of the recent past -- Who can afford it? -- Free-lunch medicine -- Free-lunch medicine: part II -- Free-lunch medicine: part III -- Manufacturing confusion -- A cold shower -- An old "new vision" -- Third world sweatshops -- Third world sweatshops: part II -- Privatizing social security -- Privatizing social security: part II -- "Living wage" kills jobs -- A happy birthday? -- III. Legal issues : Calculated confusion -- Judges and judgment -- Justice for little Angelo -- Property rites -- Property rites: part II -- Property rites: part III -- Foreign law is not law -- Medical lawsuits -- Fixing the jury system -- Half a century after Brown -- Half a century after Brown: part II -- Half a century after Brown: part III -- Umpires, judges, and others
  • Big business and quotas -- The grand fraud -- The grand fraud: part II -- The grand fraud: part III -- The grand fraud: part IV -- Saving quotas -- The high cost of nuances -- The polio fallacy -- IV. Political issues : Spoiled brat politics -- Spoiled brat politics: part II -- The "compassion" racket -- Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) -- Gun control myths -- Gun control myths: part II -- A painful anniversary -- The high cost of shibboleths -- "Why do they hate us?" -- Foreign "allies" -- My platform -- The oldest fraud -- The left's vision -- The left's vocabulary -- Abstract people -- Looking back -- V. Social issues : Mealy mouth media -- Achievements and their causes -- Talkers versus doers -- Talkers versus doers: part II -- Liberals and class -- Liberals and class: part II -- Liberals and class: part III -- The autism "spectrum" -- The high cost of busybodies -- The high cost of busybodies: part II -- The high cost of busybodies: part III -- The high cost of busybodies: part IV -- "Partial truth" abortion -- Lying about Yosemite -- Growing old -- April Fool's party -- VI. Education issues : Choosing a college -- The idiocy of "relevance" -- Julian Stanley and bright children -- For what purpose? -- School performances -- School performances: part II
  • School performances: part III -- College admissions voodoo -- Summer de-programming -- Fat in California's budget -- A scary report -- "Teaching to the test" -- Teaching to the test": part II -- Teaching to the test": part III -- Smart "problems" -- Vouchers vindicated -- Artificial stupidity -- "Good" teachers -- A sign of the times -- Suspicious stats -- Peers and pied pipers -- VII. Racial issues : Older Budweiser -- Rosa Parks and history -- "Friends" of blacks -- "Friends" of blacks: part II -- Recycled "racism" -- Dangerous democracy? -- Are cops racist? -- Rattling the chains -- Roasting Walter Williams -- "Diversity" in India -- Race and IQ -- Race and IQ: part II -- Race and IQ: part III -- An old war and a new one -- Silly letters -- Black history month -- Bravo for Bill Cosby -- Quota "logic" -- Quota "logic": part II -- VIII. Random thoughts : Random thoughts
Control code
sky202617500
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 460 pages
Isbn
9780817947521
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006007609
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
hn 07/19
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm64594321
  • (OCoLC)64594321

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