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Heredity, Family, and Inequality : a Critique of Social Sciences

Author: Michael Beenstock
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2012.
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Empirical literature in disciplines ranging from behavioural genetics to economics shows that in virtually every aspect of life the outcomes of children are correlated to a greater or lesser extent with the outcomes of their parents. Beenstock offers theoretical and methodological tools for understanding these correlations.
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Beenstock, Michael, 1946-
Heredity, family, and inequality.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011024326
(OCoLC)731192066
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Beenstock
ISBN: 0262301385 9780262301381
OCLC Number: 774956292
Awards: Winner of CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2012 2012
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 474 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Chapter 1. The Apple and the Tree: Galton Revisited Chapter 2. Correlation with in the Family Chapter 3. Theory: What Explains the Intergenerational and Sibling Correlations? Chapter 4. Inequality, Diversity, and Family Chapter 5. Empirical Methodology Chapter 6. Empirical Knowledge on the Causes of Correlations within the Family Chapter 7. Where Do We Go from Here? Chapter 8. Statistics Chapter 9. Parenting Theory and Child Behavior Chapter 10. Empirical Methodology.
Responsibility: Michael Beenstock.

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Empirical literature in disciplines ranging from behavioural genetics to economics shows that in virtually every aspect of life the outcomes of children are correlated to a greater or lesser extent with the outcomes of their parents. Beenstock offers theoretical and methodological tools for understanding these correlations.

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