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Crisis in American institutions,

Author: Jerome H Skolnick; Elliott Currie
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1970]
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Skolnick, Jerome H.
Crisis in American institutions.
Boston, Little, Brown [1970]
(OCoLC)651862877
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome H Skolnick; Elliott Currie
OCLC Number: 76362
Description: vii, 483 pages 23 cm
Contents: Approaches to Social Problems : Inequality --
The Unchanging Pattern of Inequality / Gabriel Kolko --
How 381 Super-Rich Americans Managed Not to Pay a Cent in Taxes Last Year / Philip M. Stern --
Keeping the Poor Poor / Paul Jacobs --
Bedbugs, Stench, Dampness, and Immorality : A Review Essay on Recent Literature About Poverty / Bernard Beck --
Racism --
Black Powerlessness in Chicago / Harold M. Baron --
Union Conservatism : A Barrier to Racial Equality / Julius Jacobson --
The Revolt of the Dirty-Workers / Lee Rainwater --
Internal Colonialism and Ghetto Revolt / Robert Blauner --
Corporate Power --
The Corporation / John Kenneth Galbraith --
GM and the Auto Industry : The Threat of Corporate Collectivism / Ralph Nader --
The Silent Screen / Nicholas Johnson --
Militarization --
Channeling / Selective Service System --
The New American Militarism / David M. Shoup --
The Military-Industrial Complex / Richard F. Kaufman --
Agent Meany / Richard Dudman --
The National- Security Managers / Richard J. Barnet --
Education : The Schools --
Status and Role in Education / Edgar Z. Friedenberg --
110 Livingston Street / David Rogers --
Death at an Early Age / Jonathan Kozol --
For Local Control in the Schools / Robert A. Dentler --
The Universities --
Government, Scientists, and the Priorities of Science / Michael Maccoby --
College and University Trustees : Their Backgrounds, Roles, and Educational Attitudes / Rodney T. Hartnett --
Berkeley : The Battle of People's Park / Sheldon Wolin, John Schaar --
Federal City College : Militancy in Microcosm / Barbara Raskin --
Education and Society : The Need for Reconsideration / Study Commission on University Governance --
Social Services : Health --
"Black Lung": Mining as a Way of Death / Robert Coles, Harry Huge --
Going Hungry in America : Government's Failure / Elizabeth B. Drew --
The Shame of American Medicine / Elinor Langer --
Welfare --
The Two Nations : Differential Moral Values in Welfare Law and Administration / Jacobus tenBroek --
Brownleaf's Story / Richard M. Elman --
Poverty, Injustice, and the Welfare State / Richard A. Cloward, Richard M. Elman --
Justice : the Police --
Force, Arrest, and Cover Charges / Paul Chevigny --
"Gestapo" or "Elite"? The Tactical Patrol Force / Nicholas Pileggi --
Reactionary Immortality : The Private Life in Public Testimony of John Edgar Hoover / Irving Louis Horowitz --
Criminal Law and Corrections --
The Crisis of Overcriminalization / Sanford H. Kadish --
The Rise of the Child-Saving Movement : A Study in Social Policy and Correctional Reform / Anthony M. Platt --
The Age of Treatment : Some Implications of the Custody-Treatment Dimension / Robert Martinson.
Responsibility: edited by Jerome H. Skolnick [and] Elliott Currie.

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