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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
Summary
Thomas Sowell takes aim at a range of legal, social, racial, educational, and economic issues in this latest collection of his controversial, never boring, always thought-provoking essays. From gun control myths to mealy mouth media to free lunch medicine, Sowell gets to the heart of the matters we all care about with his characteristically unsparing candor
Member of
Cataloging source
ZBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sowell, Thomas
Dewey number
973.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
E839.5
LC item number
.S636 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Hoover Institution Press publication
Series volume
no. 548
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Political culture
  • United States
  • United States
  • Popular culture
  • Intellectuals
  • Political activists
  • HISTORY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Economic history
  • Intellectuals
  • Political activists
  • Political culture
  • Politics and government
  • Popular culture
  • Race relations
  • United States
Label
Ever wonder why? and other controversial essays, Thomas Sowell
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Book Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Part I: The Culture Wars; Ever Wonder Why?; Animal Rites; "Us" or "Them"?; Twisted History; Explaining to the Grand Kids; Human Livestock; The Wright Stuff; The Legacy of Eric Hoffer; One-Uppers versus Survival; The Equality Dogma; The Inequality Dogma; Equality, Inequality, and Fate; Hiroshima; The Tyranny of 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?; Part II: Economic Issues; Why Economists Are Not Popular
  • Housing HurdlesThe "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?; Part 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 NuancesThe Polio Fallacy; Part 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; Part 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 IIIThe 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 Fools' Party; Part 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
Control code
253604328
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 460 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817947583
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1bce9e98-7064-4c31-bff2-a741eb6e876e
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)253604328
Label
Ever wonder why? and other controversial essays, Thomas Sowell
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Book Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Part I: The Culture Wars; Ever Wonder Why?; Animal Rites; "Us" or "Them"?; Twisted History; Explaining to the Grand Kids; Human Livestock; The Wright Stuff; The Legacy of Eric Hoffer; One-Uppers versus Survival; The Equality Dogma; The Inequality Dogma; Equality, Inequality, and Fate; Hiroshima; The Tyranny of 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?; Part II: Economic Issues; Why Economists Are Not Popular
  • Housing HurdlesThe "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?; Part 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 NuancesThe Polio Fallacy; Part 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; Part 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 IIIThe 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 Fools' Party; Part 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
Control code
253604328
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 460 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817947583
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1bce9e98-7064-4c31-bff2-a741eb6e876e
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)253604328

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