The Burden of Bad Ideas
How Modern Intellectuals Misshape Our Society
By (author) Heather MacDonald
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Burden of Bad Ideas by Heather MacDonald
Book DescriptionOne of the best of our urban journalists considers the upside-down world of public policy and the entrenchment of foolish ideas in closely reported stories from the streets of New York to the seats of intellectual power. "Insightful and articulate...entertaining and provocative."-Richard Lamm, Wall Street Journal. "Spirited, stimulating, eloquent essays...vivid and devastating...The Burden of Bad Ideas is social, cultural, and political criticism of the first order."-Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781566633963
(232mm x 154mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Ivan R Dee, Inc
Publisher: Ivan R Dee, Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Heather MacDonald
Heather Mac Donald, a nonpracticing lawyer, is a John M. Olin Fellow at The Manhattan Institute in New York and a contributing editor of City Journal, the quarterly magazine of urban affairs. Her first book, The Burden of Bad Ideas (also published by Ivan R. Dee), was enthusiastically praised and is now in a sixth printing. She lives and writes in New York City.
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