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Group differences: is the good society impossible?

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  31 July 2008

James R. Flynn
Affiliation:
University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

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‘From a black perspective…the notion that a black (who passes for white) might reclaim his ethnic identity to take advantage of preferential admissions can only trigger an almost inexpressible sense of outrage.’ (Livingston, 1979)

‘Turning an elephant loose in a crowd offers everyone, except the beast and his rider, equal opportunities of being trampled.’ (Tawney, 1931)

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Session 4: Social and Group Differences
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Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1996

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