The Burden of Bad Ideas by Heather Mac Donald
How Modern Intellectuals Misshape Our Society

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One of the best of our urban journalists considers the upside-down world of public policy and the entrenchment of foolish ideas in closely reported stories from the streets of New York to the seats of intellectual power. Insightful and articulate...entertaining and provocative. —Richard Lamm, Wall Street Journal. Spirited, stimulating, eloquent essays...vivid and devastating....The Burden of Bad Ideas is social, cultural, and political criticism of the first order. —Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post
 

About Heather Mac Donald

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Alan Peters is a professor of urban and regional planning at the University of Iowa. Heather MacDonald is an associate professor of urban and regional planning at the University of Iowa, where she has served as chair of the planning program. They both live in Iowa City, Iowa.
 
Published August 22, 2000 by Ivan R. Dee. 255 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Law & Philosophy, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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