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Discrimination and disparities

By: Sowell, Thomas.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Basic Books 2019Description: viii, 308 p. Includes index.ISBN: 9781541645639.Subject(s): Minorities - Economic conditions | Race discrimination | Discrimination - Economic aspects | Income distributionDDC classification: 305.8 Summary: An enlarged edition of Thomas Sowell’s brilliant examination of the origins of economic disparities Economic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been offered for the differences. Some believe that those with less fortunate outcomes are victims of genetics. Others believe that those who are less fortunate are victims of the more fortunate. Discrimination and Disparities gathers a wide array of empirical evidence to challenge the idea that different economic outcomes can be explained by any one factor, be it discrimination, exploitation, or genetics. This revised and enlarged edition also analyzes the human consequences of the prevailing social vision of these disparities and the policies based on that vision–from educational disasters to widespread crime and violence. https://www.basicbooks.com/titles/thomas-sowell/discrimination-and-disparities/9781541645639/
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An enlarged edition of Thomas Sowell’s brilliant examination of the origins of economic disparities
Economic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been offered for the differences. Some believe that those with less fortunate outcomes are victims of genetics. Others believe that those who are less fortunate are victims of the more fortunate.
Discrimination and Disparities gathers a wide array of empirical evidence to challenge the idea that different economic outcomes can be explained by any one factor, be it discrimination, exploitation, or genetics. This revised and enlarged edition also analyzes the human consequences of the prevailing social vision of these disparities and the policies based on that vision–from educational disasters to widespread crime and violence.

https://www.basicbooks.com/titles/thomas-sowell/discrimination-and-disparities/9781541645639/

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