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This land of promises : the rise and fall of social problems in America

Author: Armand L Mauss; Julie Camille Wolfe
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Armand L Mauss; Julie Camille Wolfe
ISBN: 0397473710 9780397473717
OCLC Number: 2817981
Description: xiii, 452 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Promises and problems in American society / Armand L. Mauss --
The first feminist movement / Judith Hole, Ellen Levine --
The women's liberation movement: its origins, structures, impact, and ideas / Jo Freeman --
When grandpa first grumbled: the rise and fall of the Townsend Movement for the elderly / Sheldon L. Messinger --
Living and dying with dignity: the rise of old age and dying as social problems / Robert Heffernan, Charles Maynard --
From poverty to welfare as a social problem / Eric Jensen, Joyce Jones --
The ups and downs of welfare rights / Frances Fox Piven, Richard A. Cloward --
The rise of the rape problem / Vicki McNickle Rose --
How we got sex fiends: the diffusion of sexual psychopath laws / Edwin H. Sutherland --
The politics of prostitution and law enforcement / Pamela Roby, Virginia Kerr --
Fighting against filth: making pornography a social problem / Louis A. Zurcher, R. George Kirkpatrick --
The rise and fall of prohibition: status conflicts and the changing ideologies of the American temperance movement / Joseph R. Gusfield--
Pot and politics: the anti-marijuana movement / Howard S. Becker --
Even Kools are no longer cool: nicotine, norms, and emerging deviant behavior / Elane M. Neuhring, Gerald E. Markle --
On being strangled by the stars and stripes: the new left, the old left, and the natural history of American radical movements / Armand L. Mauss --
Malice in blunderland: Watergate and other investigations / Roger G. Dunham --
The rise of the people problem: Zero Population Growth, Inc. / Larry D. Barnett --
Pollution vs. paychecks: the environmental problem-movement and its opposition / Stan L. Albrecht --
Decline in public support for environmental protection: signs of the fall of a social problem? / Riley E. Dunlap, Don A. Dillman --
The rise of social problems: newspapers as thermometers / T.P. Schwartz, Thomas Leitko --
When is a problem a problem? Social problem-movements in retrospect / Julie Camille Wolfe.
Responsibility: edited by Armand L. Mauss and Julie Camille Wolfe.

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