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The vision of the anointed : self-congratulation as a basis for social policy

Author: Thomas Sowell
Publisher: New York : BasicBooks, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Debunks myths of "political correctness," criticizes assumptions made by American social policy makers from the 1960s through the '90s, and addresses logical missteps made by political and intellectual elites.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Sowell
ISBN: 0465089941 9780465089949 9780465089956 046508995X
OCLC Number: 32430520
Description: x, 305 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Flattering unction --
The pattern --
By the numbers --
The irrelevance of evidence --
The anointed versus the benighted --
Crusades of the anointed --
The vocabulary of the anointed --
Courting disaster --
Optional reality.
Responsibility: Thomas Sowell.
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Sowell presents a devastating critique of the mind-set behind the failed social policies of the past thirty years. Sowell sees what has happened during that time not as a series of isolated mistakes b

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