Books by Maureen Stout

Released: Feb. 7, 2000

"Despite championing the cause of intellectualism over 'emotivism,' Stout lets her anger bleed onto virtually every page, producing a document equally flavored by rant and whine, with just enough social history to let the reader taste what might have been."
This analysis of a controversial trend in American education—the gearing of public schools in the 1980s toward teaching self-esteem—is all but doomed by its lack of focus and poor organization. Read full book review >