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Race, Culture and Intelligence - Edited by Ken Richardson; David Spears; Martin Richards;

Penguin, Undated , Paperback.
Condition: Good. An acceptable reading copy with clear signs of previous ownership and shelf wear.

From the cover: “Are differences between black and white people in the kind of intelligence that 10 tests measure due mainly to genetic inheritance? Can social-class differences be explained in the same way? Few questions have stirred so much heated debate as the controversy, revived by an article by Arthur Jensen in 1969, over the origins of mental ability — and no question has graver implications for the individual, for educational policy, and for social justice. No answers, counter-questions (not least perhaps about the reasons for the question itself) can be attempted without first grappling with the concepts that lie behind it. The aim of Race, Culture and Intelligence is to do just that — to disentangle in turn the four central notions of intelligence, race, heredity and environment in contributions from psychology, biology and sociology that do not falsify the complexities of the issues, yet offer guidance that the non-specialist can follow.

Size: A Format (7" x 4½"). 205 pages.

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