Discrimination and Disparities

Written by:
Thomas Sowell
Narrated by:
Robertson Dean

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
March 2018
5 hours 2 minutes
An empirical examination of how economic and other disparities arise

Economic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been offered for the differences. Some believe that those with less fortunate outcomes are victims of genetics. Others believe that those who are less fortunate are victims of the more fortunate.

Discrimination and Disparities gathers a wide array of empirical evidence to challenge the idea that different economic outcomes can be explained by any one factor, whether it be discrimination, exploitation, or genetics.

It is readable enough for people with no prior knowledge of economics. Yet the empirical evidence with which it backs up its analysis spans the globe and challenges beliefs across the ideological spectrum.

The point of Discrimination and Disparities is not to recommend some particular policy “fix” at the end but to clarify why so many policy fixes have turned out to be counterproductive—and to expose some seemingly invincible fallacies behind many counterproductive policies.
Profile Avatar
Robert Scott

I think that the basic premise is flawed.

Profile Avatar
A Daniel P.

Great book with excellent narration!!!

Profile Avatar
Lisa H.

Excellent. Thankful for authors who refuse to propagate a false narrative and instead state empirical facts.

Profile Avatar
Rob W.

The data of this book was great, though taking it in by audiobook was difficult. I would recommend this, in paper form, to parents homeschooling their kids or general education. Through audio, one can understand the concepts, but seeing the details would be better to take more from it.

Profile Avatar

Excellent book debunking the false narrative that the ones running this world have imposed on the masses for the past 50+ years. With all the brainwashing that we receive in school and through the media it's good to go back to the simple truth.

Profile Avatar
Dennis b

This book really gives you an understanding that discrimination is not a big factor in disparities. Also, gives you a look at life through an objective insight and gives you insight on why we see these disparities

Discrimination and Disparities
This title is due for release on March 20, 2018.

Enter your email below to be notified as soon as it is available!

By clicking "Notify Me" you consent to receiving electronic marketing communications from Audiobooks.com. You will be able to unsubscribe at any time.

Already a member? Log In to add this title to your wishlist.
Discrimination and Disparities
This title is due for release on March 20, 2018
We'll send you an email as soon as it is available!

Already a member?
Log in to add this title in your wishlist
Discrimination and Disparities
Please Log in and add this title to your wishlist.
Discrimination and Disparities

We will send you an email as soon as this title is available.

1 book added to cart
View Cart