The vision of the anointed : self-congratulation as a basis for social policy
|Format:||Print Book 1995|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 3 copies|
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 but as a logical consequence of a tainted vision whose defects have led to crises in education, crime, and family dynamics, and to other social pathologies. In this book, he describes how elites--the anointed--have replaced facts and rational thinking with rhetorical assertions, thereby altering the course of our social policy.
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|Publisher|| New York :BasicBooks,1995
x, 305 pages ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.