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SEGMENTS
(abbreviated titles)

 1900-1930
       
  Closing of the Frontier
  Scientific Racism
  The Children's Bureau
  Middletown
  Recent Social Trends

  1930-1960
       
  The Great Depression
  The Gallup Poll
  World War II
  Suburban Nation
  Sexual Behavior

  1960-2000
       
  The Feminine Mystique
  The Moynihan Report
  Broken Windows
  Stagflation/Deregulation
  Middletown IV
  Census 2000

   

 

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Crime, Broken Windows, and James Q. Wilson


James Q. Wilson

James Q. Wilson
Interview
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James Q. Wilson is Professor Emeritus of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is Chairman, Board of Academic Advisors of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy. He is a past president of the American Political Science Association. He chaired the White House Task Force on Crime in 1966 and the National Advisory Commission of Drug Abuse Prevention in 1972-73. 

He is the author of Thinking About Crime; Varieties of Police Behavior; Crime and Human Nature; and The Moral Sense. He is a co-author of Fixing Broken Windows: Restoring Order and Reducing Crime in our Communities.


Christopher Jencks is Professor of Social Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. 

He is the author of: Rethinking Social Policy: Race, Poverty, and the Underclass; Inequality: A Reassessment of the Effect of Family and Schooling in America; The Homeless; and The Black-White Test Score Gap.

Christopher Jencks

Christopher Jencks
Interview
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Elliot Currie

Elliot Currie
Interview

Elliot Currie is a lecturer in the Legal Studies Program at the University of California, Berkeley. He participated in Presidential Crime Commissions under President Johnson in the late 1960's. 

He is the author of Crime and Punishment in America; Reckoning: Drugs, the Cities, and the American Future, and Confronting Crime.

 

 
 
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