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The Resource A terrible thing to waste : environmental racism and its assault on the American mind, Harriet A. Washington

A terrible thing to waste : environmental racism and its assault on the American mind, Harriet A. Washington

Label
A terrible thing to waste : environmental racism and its assault on the American mind
Title
A terrible thing to waste
Title remainder
environmental racism and its assault on the American mind
Statement of responsibility
Harriet A. Washington
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Demonstrates how environmental racism influences the racial IQ gap and explains what needs to be done to remedy its effects on marginalized communities
Summary
The National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author of Medical Apartheid outlines recommendations for assisting marginalized communities, demonstrating how environmental racism and erroneous beliefs about hereditary intelligence drive the racial IQ gap
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Writing style
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10785295
Cataloging source
FMG
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Washington, Harriet A
Dewey number
  • 304.208900973
  • 363.73/08996
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Environmental justice
  • Racism
  • Intelligence levels
  • Intelligence levels
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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environmental racism and its assault on the American mind
Label
A terrible thing to waste : environmental racism and its assault on the American mind, Harriet A. Washington
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [309]-350) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: IQ matters -- Part I: Color-coded intelligence?. The prism of race : how politics shroud the truth about our nation's IQ -- Part II: The brain thieves. The lead age : heavy metals, low IQs ; Poisoned world : the racial gradient of environmental neurotoxins ; Prenatal policies : protecting the developing brain ; Bugs in the system : how microbes sap U.S. intelligence -- Part III: Mission possible : how to bolster the nation's IQ. Taking the cure : what can you do, now? ; A wonderful thing to save : how communities can unite to preserve brainpower -- Glossary -- List of known chemical brain drainers
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9780316509435
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)on1107797584
Label
A terrible thing to waste : environmental racism and its assault on the American mind, Harriet A. Washington
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [309]-350) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: IQ matters -- Part I: Color-coded intelligence?. The prism of race : how politics shroud the truth about our nation's IQ -- Part II: The brain thieves. The lead age : heavy metals, low IQs ; Poisoned world : the racial gradient of environmental neurotoxins ; Prenatal policies : protecting the developing brain ; Bugs in the system : how microbes sap U.S. intelligence -- Part III: Mission possible : how to bolster the nation's IQ. Taking the cure : what can you do, now? ; A wonderful thing to save : how communities can unite to preserve brainpower -- Glossary -- List of known chemical brain drainers
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9780316509435
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)on1107797584

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