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Crisis in American institutions

Author: Jerome H Skolnick; Elliott Currie
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome H Skolnick; Elliott Currie
ISBN: 0316796921 9780316796927
OCLC Number: 11235875
Description: xi, 566 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Pinto Madness / Mark Dowie --
The Food Monsters / Daniel Zwerdling --
When They Closed the Factory Gates: How Big Steel Scrapped a Community / John Logue --
Left Out: The Human Cost of the Collapse of Industrial America / Peter McGrath --
The Specter of Full Employment / Robert Lekachman --
Boomtown and Bust-town / Barry Bluestone and Bennett Harrison --
The Fading Dream: Economic Crisis and the New Inequality / Elliott Currie, Robert Dunn, and David Fogarty --
Keeping the Poor Poor / Paul Jacobs --
High on the Hog / Michael Kinsley --
Gimme Shelters --
and Cut My Taxes / Robert G. Kaiser --
Growing Up Black in America / Marian Wright Edelman --
A Piece of the Pie / Stanley Lieberson --
American Immigration Policy: How Strait the Gate? / Franklin S. Abrams --
The Longest War / Carol Tavris and Carole Offir --
The Fight for Pay Equity / Peggy Simpson --
Women and Poverty / National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity --
Discrimination and Sexual Preference / Craig Christensen. The Transformation of the Family / Kenneth Keniston --
Worlds of Pain / Lillian B. Rubin --
The Marriage License as a Hitting License / Murray A. Straus, Richard Gelles, and Suzanne Steimnetz --
The Economic Meaning of Ecology / Barry Commoner --
Love Canal and the Poisoning of America / Michael H. Brown --
American Ground Transport / Bradford Snell --
The Distribution of Work and Income / Wassily W. Leontief --
Brave New Workplace / Robert Howard --
Life on the Global Assembly Line / Barbara Ehrenreich and Annette Fuentes --
The Mirage of Reform / Paul Starr --
Breath of Death: The Asbestos Disaster Comes Home to Roost / Tony Bale --
The Relief of Welfare / Frances Fox Piven and Richard A. Cloward --
Decisions of Death / David Bruck --
The American Prison: A Tinderbox / James Lieber --
The Police, the Community, and Immigration / Jerome H. Skolnick --
How Lawless Are Big Companies? / Irwin Ross --
The Search for National Security / Richard J. Barnet --
The Culture of Procurement / James Fallows --
Corporate Power and Military Corruption / Admiral Hyman Rickover --
Nuclear War and Climatic Catastrophe: Some Policy Implications / Carl Sagan --
What We Can Do / Robert B. Reich --
Building a Democratic Economy / Gar Alperovitz and Jeff Faux --
No Room in the Lifeboats / Richard J. Barnet.
Responsibility: [edited by] Jerome H. Skolnick/Elliott Currie.

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