On Community, Family, and Delinquency; Selected Writings

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University of Chicago Press, 1973 - Communities - 337 pages

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Contents

introduction by A Ibert Hunter with the assistance
3
The Growth of the City
23
Can Neighborhood Work Have a Scientific Basis?
37
Residential Segregation in American Cities
50
introduction by Leonard S Cottrell Jr
67
Economic Cultural and Social Factors
152
introduction by James F Short Jr
167
The Delinquent as a Person
176
J Discussion of The JackRoller
244
introduction by Morris Janowitz
261
Statistics and Case Studies as Methods
273
Social Planning and the Mores
288
Values and Sociological Research
307
NOTES
315
biographical sketch by Nancy Goldman
325
BIBLIOGRAPHY
331

Protecting the Public by Parole and by Parole
220
Can Potential Delinquents be Identified
233
Copyright

About the author (1973)

Albert Hunter is professor of sociology at Northwestern University, and is affiliated with Northwestern s Institute for Policy Research and the Transportation Center. He has previously taught at the University of Chicago, Wesleyan University, and the University of Rochester. He has held visiting appointments at Yale, the London School of Economics and Political Science, the University of Paris, and the University of Edinburgh. His teaching and research interests include urban sociology, community, ethnicity, culture and literature, urban politics and civil society, and research methods. Hunter has published numerous books and articles, including Symbolic Communities, The Rhetoric of Social Research: Understood and Believed, Foundations of Multimethod Research, and most recently Pragmatic Liberalism: Constructing a Civil Society. His undergraduate degree is from Cornell and his PhD is from the University of Chicago.

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