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Social Class, Mental Ability, and Education

Henry Phelps Brown

in The Inequality of Pay

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198851202
eISBN:
9780191596780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198851200.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter studies the connection between social class, mental ability, education, and entry into employment, and is a further development of the previous chapter on intergenerational mobility ... More


Burt as hero and anti-hero: a Greek tragedy

H. J. Eysenck

in Cyril Burt: Fraud or Framed?

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523369
eISBN:
9780191688898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523369.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter provides a personal impression of Burt, from the point of view of a pupil through BA, and PhD apprenticeship. The author of this chapter also worked in Burt's department for a while. The ... More


Issues in the Psychology of Happiness and Well-Being

Michael A Bishop

in The Good Life: Unifying the Philosophy and Psychology of Well-Being

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199923113
eISBN:
9780190212193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199923113.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Theory and evidence are mutually reinforcing. Evidence shapes our theories. And good theories repay this debt by helping to clarify and resolve methodological and conceptual issues that arise in ... More


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