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The decline of intelligence in America : a strategy for national renewal

Author: Seymour W Itzkoff
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few doubt that the United States has slipped from its longstanding eminence as the world's wealthiest and most productive nation. The problem for the past thirty years has been the diagnosis of both the decline and then the cure. Literally trillions of dollars have been expended in futile programs to staunch the hemorrhaging of our economic wealth, jobs, educational achievement, and cultural elan.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Itzkoff, Seymour W.
Decline of intelligence in America.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1994
(OCoLC)606190676
Online version:
Itzkoff, Seymour W.
Decline of intelligence in America.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1994
(OCoLC)623067063
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Seymour W Itzkoff
ISBN: 0275944670 9780275944674 0275952290 9780275952297
OCLC Number: 28419950
Description: viii, 242 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Truth and National Survival --
Nations, Powerful and Wealthy --
America's Greatness --
Economics: Is the Sleeper a Giant? --
Our Educational Wreckage --
The Social Bond Unravels --
Ebb Tide --
The Free Market of High Intelligence --
The Tragedy of Low Intelligence --
Defensive Driving --
The American Family --
A Non-Hyphenated People: W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963) --
Immigration : Hot War --
Disestablishing State Schooling --
Middle-Class Economics and the Social Contract --
Natality: World War III.
Responsibility: Seymour W. Itzkoff.

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