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Muckraking sociology; research as social criticism.

Author: Gary T Marx
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J., Transaction Books; distributed by Dutton [New York], [1972]
Series: Transaction/Society book series, TA/S-27.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary T Marx
ISBN: 0878550364 9780878550364 0878555323 9780878555321
OCLC Number: 571937
Notes: Consists chiefly of essays from the magazine Trans-action, including two which appeared in the magazine under its later name, Society.
Description: ix, 384 pages 21 cm.
Contents: Marx, G.T. Introduction.--Davis, A.J. Sexual assaults in the Philadelphia prison system.--Nagel, S. and Weitzman, L.J. Sexism in the courts.--Marx, G.T. Civil disorder and the agents of social control.--Baron, H.M. Black powerlessness in Chicago.--Dolbeare, K.M. and Davis, J.W. Little groups of neighbors--American draft boards.--Lowi, T.J. Apartheid U.S.A.--Fellman, G., Brandt, B. and Rosenblatt, R. Dagger in the heart of town.--Graham, J.M. Amphetamine politics on Capital Hill.--Coles, R. Life in Appalachia--the case of Hugh McCaslin.--Nelkin, D. Invisible migrant workers.--Martinez, T.W. Why employemnt-agency counselors lower their clients' self-esteem.--Wellman, D. The wrong way to find jobs for Negroes.--Wax, R.H. The warrior dropouts.--Schafer, W.E., Olexa, C. and Polk, K. Programmed for social class: tracking in high school.--Strauss, A.L. Medical ghettos.--Titmuss, R. The gift of blood.
Series Title: Transaction/Society book series, TA/S-27.
Other Titles: Trans-action.
Responsibility: Edited by Gary T. Marx.

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-Muckraking in the early 1990's was a blend of irreverent, scholarly journalism and moral indignation. . . . [Those] ingredients and more are present in this collection of 16 articles that Gary Marx Read more...

 
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