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Crisis in American Institutions

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ISBN-10: 0205610641

ISBN-13: 9780205610648

Edition: 14th 2011

Authors: Jerome H. Skolnick, Elliott Currie, Jerome Skolnick

List price: $123.00
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Crisis in American Institutionsprovides students with an array of engaging articles that reflect America's social problems and encourage critical thought.
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Book details

List price: $123.00
Edition: 14th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/18/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Arlene Skolnick, Ph.D., is a Visiting Scholar at the sociology department at New York University, and a consultant to the Families and Work Institute. for many years she was a member of the research staff at the Institute of Human Development, at the University of California, Berkeley, where she worked on the Berkeley Longitudinal Studies, examining the emotional lives and marriages of study members as they evolved from childhood to middle age. More recently, Professor Skolnick has been studying the sources and impact of job stress on the families of police officers. She has also taken part in several interdisciplinary projects dealing with social science, law and family policy. In recent…    

Jerome H. Skolnick is co-director of the Center for Research in Crime and Justice at NYU Law School. In addition to The Politics of Protest he is the author or co-author of numerous books, including Crisis in American Institutions; Above the Law: Police and the Excessive Use of Force; Justice Without Trial: Law Enforcement in Democratic Society; Criminal Justice: A Casebook; and The New Blue Line: Police Innovation in Six American Cities.

Articles new to the 14e will be added by 7/31
Zepezauer, Take the Rich off Welfare
Tax Cheats and their Enablers
Luoma, Water for Profit
Ehrenreich, Nickel and Dimed
Draut and Silver, Generation Broke
Russakoff, Retirementrsquo;s Unraveling Safety Net
Liebow, Day by Day
Wessel, As Rich-Poor Gap Widens, Class Mobility Stalls
Brown et al, The Roots of White Advantage
Sentencing Project, Schools and Prisons
Golden, At Many Colleges, the Rich Kids Get Affirmative Action
The Economist, The Conundrum of the Glass Ceiling
Orenstein, Learning Silence
Hondagneu-Sotelo, Domestica
Shahmehri, More than Welcome
Speth, A World of Wounds Lerner, Diamond Gans
The Underclass Label
Starr and Fernadopulle, Sick Out of Luck
Mutari and Lakew, Class Conflict
Washburn, Hired Education
Currie, The Myth of Leniency
Silverstein, Unjust Rewards
Klare, Oil, Geography, and War
Johnson, Blowback
9/11 Commission, What to Do?