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Markets and Minorities

By Thomas Sowell
Basic Books 1981 ISBN: 9780465043996

Manhattan Institute

About the Book

One of the classic works on the economic and social problems confronting minorities. In this volume, Sowell shatters myths about the impact of discrimination in the lives of minorities, and shows that the market can significantly improve the economic condition of American minorities.

About the Author

Thomas Sowell has taught economics at Cornell, UCLA, Amherst and other academic institutions, and his Basic Economics has been translated into six languages. He is currently a scholar in residence at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He has published in both academic journals in such popular media as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes magazine and Fortune, and writes a syndicated column that appears in newspapers across the country.