Search - List of Books by Abigail Thernstrom

Abigail Thernstrom, a conservative political scientist, is a former Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute in New York, a member of the Massachusetts Board of Education, and vice chair of the United States Commission on Civil Rights. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Government, Harvard University, in 1975.

Thernstrom and her husband, Harvard historian Stephan Thernstrom, are the co-authors of One Nation, Indivisible (Simon & Schuster), which the New York Times Book Review, in its annual end-of-the-year issue, named as one of the notable books of 1997.

She serves on several boards, including the Center for Equal Opportunity and the Institute for Justice. From 1992 to 1997 she was a member of the Aspen Institute's Domestic Strategy Group.

President Bill Clinton chose her as one of three authors to participate in his first "town meeting" on race in Akron, Ohio, on December 3, 1997, and she was part of a small group that met with the President again in the Oval Office on December 19.

Her daughter is author Melanie Thernstrom.
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Total Books: 6
Voting Rights--and Wrongs The Elusive Quest for Racially Fair Elections
2009 - Voting Rights--and Wrongs the Elusive Quest for Racially Fair Elections (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780844742724
ISBN-10: 0844742724
Genre: Nonfiction
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Voting Rights--and Wrongs The Elusive Quest for Racially Fair Elections
2009 - Voting Rights--and Wrongs the Elusive Quest for Racially Fair Elections (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780844742694
ISBN-10: 0844742694
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No Excuses  Closing the Racial Gap in Learning
2004 - No Excuses Closing the Racial Gap in Learning (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743265225
ISBN-10: 074326522X
Genre: Nonfiction
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No Excuses Closing the Racial Gap in Learning
2003 - No Excuses Closing the Racial Gap in Learning (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780743204460
ISBN-10: 0743204468
Genre: Nonfiction
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AMERICA IN BLACK AND WHITE One Nation Indivisible
1999 - America in Black and White One Nation Indivisible (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780684844978
ISBN-10: 0684844974
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction
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America in Black and White One Nation Indivisible
1997 - America in Black and White One Nation Indivisible (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780684809335
ISBN-10: 0684809338
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Nonfiction
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