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Testing Testing : Social Consequences of the Examined Life. First Edition.

By: HANSON, F. Allan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 1993, ISBN:0520080602:

Seller ID: 98153


HANSON, F. Allan. Testing Testing : Social Consequences of the Examined Life. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (1993). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix,(1),1-378,(2). 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "'America is awash in tests,' says Allan Hanson. 'In a very real sense, tests have invented all of us.' 'Testing Testing' is a daring and powerfully argued challenge to what might be called a national addiction. The American preoccupation with testing -- for aptitude, intelligence, truthfulness, integrity, or drugs -- has resulted in a panoply of techniques dedicated t... View more info