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Controversial essays, Thomas Sowell, (electronic resource)

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Controversial essays
Title
Controversial essays
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Sowell
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Language
eng
Summary
One of conservatism's most articulate voices dissects today's most important economic, racial, political, education, legal, and social issues, sharing his entertaining and thought-provoking insights on a wide range of contentious subjects. --This book contains an abundance of wisdom on a large number of economic issues. --Mises Review
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N$T
Dewey number
973.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
E839.5
LC item number
.S63 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Target audience
adult
Controversial essays, Thomas Sowell, (electronic resource)
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Controversial essays, Thomas Sowell, (electronic resource)
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
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Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
Preface -- Part I: Economic issues -- Drugs and politics -- The real revolutionaries -- India unbound -- Capital gains and "trickle down" -- No sense of proportion -- Headline news -- Warrior in a 200-year war -- The role of the rich -- Perennial economic fallacies -- Sweatshops at home and abroad -- Sanity in San Francisco -- The end of Montgomery Ward -- "Saving" social security -- Social security vs. privatization -- Minimum journalism -- Merit and money -- Part II: Racial issues -- Routine cruelty -- Losing the race -- Reparations for slavery? -- The lessons of Indonesia -- Blacks and bootstraps -- "Racism" in word and deed -- Sweeping success under the rug -- Sorting by race -- The magic word -- Race and the new century -- "Access" to responsibility -- Part III: Political issues -- Poverty and the left -- "Useful idiots" -- Facts versus dogma on guns -- Global hot air -- "Campaign finance reform" follies -- Ugliness in Yosemite -- State stealing -- Loving enemies -- Microsoft and campaign finance reform -- Lying statistics -- Are we still Americans? -- Pacifism and war -- Intended consequences -- Islam and the West -- Pandering to the anointed -- Green bigots versus human beings -- Another outrage -- The best of the century -- Part IV: Educational issues -- The wrong filter -- Too many Ph. D.s? -- "No excuses" -- Back door quotas -- We are all "dropouts" -- School to school? -- The war against boys -- "Research" marches on -- Let's hear it for unfairness! -- Does it add up? -- Diversity versus "diversity" -- Choosing a college -- A painful history -- "Forced to volunteer" -- Drugging children -- Goodbye to Sara and Benjamin? -- Success concealing failure -- The old neighborhood -- Wasting minds -- The "non-profit" halo -- Do facts matter? -- Part V: Legal issues -- Property rites -- Love those killers! -- Microsoft and anti-trust "law" -- Lessons not learned -- Law on trial -- Aborted knowledge -- Murder is murder -- McVeigh and the death penalty -- Part VI: Social issues -- Boomers and boomerangs -- Deep trouble from shallow people -- Thanksgiving and "fairness" -- Was the ball juiced? -- The dangers of "equality" -- Is the family becoming extinct? -- Life at the bottom -- Gay marriage -- The Einstein syndrome -- Loose lips -- "The duty to die" -- Shocked by the obvious -- Families and dictators -- The "autism" dragnet -- Racial profiling of authors -- Chandra Levy clues -- Barry and the babe -- Media fraud -- The insulation of the left -- W. Glenn Campbell (1924-2001) -- Part VII: Random thoughts
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