The Resource Losing the race : self-sabotage in Black America, John H. McWhorter

Losing the race : self-sabotage in Black America, John H. McWhorter

Label
Losing the race : self-sabotage in Black America
Title
Losing the race
Title remainder
self-sabotage in Black America
Statement of responsibility
John H. McWhorter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explains why "victimhood" is exaggerated and enshrined in African-American families and discusses why these attitudes are destructive to future generations
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McWhorter, John H
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.625
LC item number
.M38 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Success
  • Self-defeating behavior
  • Negers
  • Zelfbeeld
  • Victimologie
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Self-defeating behavior
  • Success
Label
Losing the race : self-sabotage in Black America, John H. McWhorter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-269) and index
Contents
The cult of victimology -- The cult of separatism -- The cult of anti-intellectualism -- The roots of the cult of anti-intellectualism -- African-American self-sabotage in action : the affirmative-action debate -- African-American self-sabotage in action : the ebonics controversy -- How can we save the African-American race?
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 285 p.
Isbn
9780684836690
Lccn
00031655
System control number
  • (OCoLC)44066918
  • (OCoLC)ocm44066918
Label
Losing the race : self-sabotage in Black America, John H. McWhorter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-269) and index
Contents
The cult of victimology -- The cult of separatism -- The cult of anti-intellectualism -- The roots of the cult of anti-intellectualism -- African-American self-sabotage in action : the affirmative-action debate -- African-American self-sabotage in action : the ebonics controversy -- How can we save the African-American race?
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 285 p.
Isbn
9780684836690
Lccn
00031655
System control number
  • (OCoLC)44066918
  • (OCoLC)ocm44066918

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