Murray Bibliography

Thu, 29 Dec 1994 14:55:24 -0600

Thought some of you might find the following useful

An Initial Bibliography on Recently Published Articles/Editorials
from the National Press on Richard Herrnstein and Charles Murray's
The Bell Curve (and related subjects).

American Psychologist. `Expert Performance: Its Structure and
Acquisition.' by Anders Ericsson and Neal Charness. 49:8:725-747.
August, 1994.

Chicago Tribune. `An Anthropological View of Race and IQ.' By
Michael Lieber. October 23, 1994.

Discovery. November, 1994. While not related specifically to the
Bell Curve this issue looks at the question of race in depth from
a scientific viewpoint and is worth looking at.

Denver Post. `Genetic Racism?' by Robert Boyd (Knight-Ridder News
Service). October 23, 1994. p.21A

Economist. `How Clever Is Charles Murray?' October 22, 1994. p.29-

Forbes. `For whom the bell tolls.' by Peter Brimelow. October 24,
1994. p.153-163.

----- `Disadvantaging the advantaged.' by Peter Brimelow.
November 21, 1994. p.53-56.

Nation. `Inequity Quotient.' 259:15:516. November 7, 1994.

----- `Minority Report' by Christopher Hitchens. 259:18:640.
November 28, 1994.

----- `Herrnstein and Murray: The Bell Curve: Intelligence and
Class Structure in American Life.' by Adolph Reed Jr. 259:18:654-
662. November 28, 1994.

----- `Beating a Dead Monkey.' (Book review of The Moral Animal by
Robert Wright. Pantheon Press; Race, Evolution and Culture by J.
Philippe Rushton. Transaction Press; The Evolution of Racism: Human
Differences and the Use and Abuse of Science by Pat Shipman. The
review is by Susan Sperling. 259:18:663-665. November 28, 1994.

National Review. `The Bell Curve: A Symposium' (articles by Michael
Barone, Brigitte Berger, Eugene V. Genovese, Nathan Glazer, Arthur
R. Jensen, Loren E. Lomasky, Glenn C. Loury, Richard John Neuhaus,
Michael Novak, Daniel Seligman, Pat Shipman, Ernest van den Haag,
James Wilson, Michael Young). December 5, 1994. pp.34-61.

New Republic. `Race: An Apologia: Charles Murray and Richard
Herrnstein; A Response: (a list of authors). October 31, 1994.
(virtually the whole issue is dedicated to the discussion of Murray
and Herrnstein's The Bell Curve.)
New York Magazine article by Jacob Weisberg (some time before
November 16).

New York Review of Books. `Apocalypse Now.' by Alan Ryan. November
17, 1994. p.7-11.

New York Times. `Debate on Race and IQ Recalls Past Prejudice.'
Letters to the Editor. October 24, 1994.

----- `Throwing a Curve Ball.' by Bob Herbert. October 26, 1994.

----- `Good Genes, Bad Schools.' by E.D. Hirsch Jr. October 29,

----- `Bell Curve Critics Say Early I.Q. Isn't Destiny.' by Peter
Passell. November 9, 1994. p.B10

----- `Lessons Beyond the Bell Curve' by Christopher Winship.
November 17, 1994. (op-ed).

----- `IQ Tests Serve to Keeep Us All in Our Places.' Letters to
the Editor. November 19, 1994.

New York Times Book Review. `What is Intelligence and Who Has it?'
by Malcolm W. Browne. October 16, 1994. pp. 3-.

New York Times Magazine. `The Most Dangerous Conservative.' by
Jason Deparle. October 9, 1994. pp.48-78. Cover Story.

New Yorker. `Curve Ball.' by Stephen Jay Gould. November 28, 1994.
pp 139-149.

Newsweek. `IQ: A Hard Look at a Controversial New Book on Race,
Class and Success.' October 24, 1994. pp.53-62. Cover Story.

Progressive. `Intellectual Brown Shirts.' by Adolp Reed Jr.
December 15, 1994. 15-17.

Rolling Stone. `Professors of Hate.' by Adam Miller. October 20,

Science. `Genes and Behavior.' June 17, 1994. Most of the issue is
dedicated to the question of the inheritance of human behavior. It
does not focus specifically on race and intelligence, but is a
pretty good indicator of what main-line geneticists think today
about the inheritance of human behavior. Issue includes 12
articles. The introductory piece by Charles Mann and a later piece
by Plomin, Owen and McGuffin are especially recommended.

TIME Magazine. `For Whom The Bell Curves.' October 24, 1994. p.66-
Village Voice. `Behind the Bell Curve: Tracing the Roots of Charles
Murray's Race Management.' by James Ridgeway. November 15, 1994.

Wall Street Journal. `The Black Academic Environment.' by Hugh
Pearson. November 23, 1994.

----- Letters to the Editor `Straight Talk About the Bell Curve.'
November 16, 1994.

----- `Heated Debate Helps Market the Bell Curve.' October 20,
1994. P. B1.

----- `The Coming White Underclass.' by Charles Murray. October 29,
1993. P.A-14. (provides an interesting perspective on the current

Rob Prince/Metro State College/Denver