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The Resource The big test : the secret history of the American meritocracy, Nicholas Lemann

The big test : the secret history of the American meritocracy, Nicholas Lemann

Label
The big test : the secret history of the American meritocracy
Title
The big test
Title remainder
the secret history of the American meritocracy
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Lemann
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the Educational Testing Service and the attempt to form an elite by sorting students, "fairly and dispassionately."
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lemann, Nicholas
Dewey number
371.26/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
LB3051
LC item number
.L44 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Educational Testing Service
  • Chauncey, Henry
  • Chauncey, Henry <1905->
  • Educational Testing Service - Histoire
  • Chauncey, Henry
  • Educational Testing Service
  • Chauncey, Henry
  • Educational Testing Service
  • Educational tests and measurements
  • Ability
  • Intelligence tests
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Aptitude
  • Intelligence
  • Tests et mesures en éducation
  • Élite (Sciences sociales)
  • Tests et mesures en éducation
  • Aptitude
  • Intelligence
  • Élite (Sciences sociales)
  • Ability
  • Educational tests and measurements
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Intelligence tests
  • United States
  • Studieresultaten
  • Educational Testing Service
  • Elites
Label
The big test : the secret history of the American meritocracy, Nicholas Lemann
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Standard Gauge
  • In the System
  • Meritocracy
  • The Master Plan
  • Rah! Rah! Rah!
  • Chauncey at Yale
  • The Negro Problem
  • The Fall of Clark Kerr
  • The Invention of the Asian-American
  • Mandarins
  • The Moral Equivalent of Religion
  • The Weak Spot
  • Working
  • The Fall of William Turnbull
  • The Guardians
  • Behind the Curtain
  • Berkeley Squeezed
  • Molly's Crisis
  • The Case of Winton Manning
  • Surprise Attack
  • No Retreat
  • Henry Chauncey's Idea
  • The Fundis and the Realos
  • Changing Sides
  • Defeat
  • Afterword: A Real Meritocracy
  • The Glass Slipper
  • Native Intelligence
  • The Natural Aristocracy
  • Victory
  • IQ Joe
  • The Census of One Ability
Control code
ocm41482226
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 406 pages
Isbn
9780374299842
Lccn
99032036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o41482226
  • (OCoLC)41482226
Label
The big test : the secret history of the American meritocracy, Nicholas Lemann
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Standard Gauge
  • In the System
  • Meritocracy
  • The Master Plan
  • Rah! Rah! Rah!
  • Chauncey at Yale
  • The Negro Problem
  • The Fall of Clark Kerr
  • The Invention of the Asian-American
  • Mandarins
  • The Moral Equivalent of Religion
  • The Weak Spot
  • Working
  • The Fall of William Turnbull
  • The Guardians
  • Behind the Curtain
  • Berkeley Squeezed
  • Molly's Crisis
  • The Case of Winton Manning
  • Surprise Attack
  • No Retreat
  • Henry Chauncey's Idea
  • The Fundis and the Realos
  • Changing Sides
  • Defeat
  • Afterword: A Real Meritocracy
  • The Glass Slipper
  • Native Intelligence
  • The Natural Aristocracy
  • Victory
  • IQ Joe
  • The Census of One Ability
Control code
ocm41482226
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 406 pages
Isbn
9780374299842
Lccn
99032036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o41482226
  • (OCoLC)41482226

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