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  1. American Jewry: Present and Future
    Commentary, May 1956, pp. 422-430
  2. The Book Awards
    Who Decides What
    The Nation, May 10, 1980, pp. 568-569
  3. Channeling ideology
    Commonweal, April 19, 1985, p. 229
  4. [+]
    Chicago's Jewry (Review)
    A Priceless Heritage, by Morris A. Gutstein
    1. A Priceless Heritage by Morris A. Gutstein
    Commentary, June 1954, pp. 614-616
  5. Books in Review
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    City Planning and Urban Realities (Review)
    The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs
    1. The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs
    Commentary, February 1962, pp. 170-174
  6. "Communitas" and Its Impact on City Planning
    Dissent, Summer 1961, pp. 326-332
  7. Deception and Disclosure in the Field
    The Nation, May 5, 1979, pp. 507-509
  8. Deciding What's News (1979)
    A Study of CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, Newsweek, and Time
    10 Reviews, 2 Readable
  9. Democracy and the News (2003)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  10. Diversity Is Not Dead
    The New Republic, April 3, 1961, pp. 11-15
  11. Doing Something About Slums
    Commonweal, March 18, 1966, pp. 688-692
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    The Dream of Human Cities (Review)
    The Economy of Cities, by Jane Jacobs
    1. The Economy of Cities by Jane Jacobs
    The New Republic, June 7, 1969, pp. 28-29
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    Europe's Loss, Our Gain (2 Reviews)
    The Refugee Intellectual, by Donald Peterson Kent
    1. The Refugee Intellectual by Donald Peterson Kent
    2. The Cultural Migration by W. Rex Crawford
    Commentary, October 1953, pp. 394-398
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    The Executive Mind (Review)
    Six Upon the World, by Paul F. Douglass
    1. Six Upon the World by Paul F. Douglass
    The New Republic, June 28, 1954, p. 21
  15. Articles
    The Failure of Urban Renewal
    Commentary, April 1965, pp. 29-37
  16. The Future of Amreican Jewry, Part II
    Commentary, June 1956, pp. 555-563
  17. The Future of Poverty
    Dissent, Winter 1981, pp. 40-46
  18. Books & the Arts
    The Future of the Public Intellectual
    A Forum
    The Nation, February 12, 2001, pp. 25-34
  19. Government Under Fire
    The Demands of Consciousness II
    The Nation, March 1, 1971, pp. 275-277
  20. Communications
    Income Grants and "Dirty Work"
    The Public Interest, Winter 1967, pp. 110-112
  21. The Levittowners (1967)
    3 Reviews
  22. [+]
    The Master Builder (Review)
    The Power Broker, by Robert A. Caro
    1. The Power Broker by Robert A. Caro
    The Partisan Review, Spring 1975, pp. 299-302
  23. Middle American Individualism (1988)
    Political Participation and Liberal Democracy
    1 Review
  24. More Equality (1973)
    1 Review
  25. The Negro Family
    Commonweal, October 15, 1965, pp. 47-51
  26. The New Egalitarianism
    The Saturday Review, May 6, 1972, pp. 43-50
  27. On the Making of Americans (1979)
    Essays in Honor of David Riesman
    1 Review
  28. Park Forest: Birth of a Jewish Community
    Commentary, April 1951, pp. 330-339
  29. People and Plans (1968)
    Essays on Urban Problems and Solutions
    2 Reviews
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    Planning and Power (Review)
    The Politics of Urban Renewal, by Peter H. Rossi and Robert A. Dentler
    1. The Politics of Urban Renewal by Peter H. Rossi and Robert A. Dentler
    Commentary, February 1963, pp. 176-178
  31. Popular Culture and High Culture (1975)
    An Analysis and Evaluation of Taste
    6 Reviews, 2 Readable
  32. Popular Culture and High Culture Critics
    Dissent, Spring 1958, pp. 185-187
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    Poverty, education, & equality (Review)
    Small Futures, by Richard H. de Lone
    1. Small Futures by Richard H. de Lone
    Commonweal, March 28, 1980, pp. 187-188
  34. Progress of a Suburban Jewish Community
    Commentary, February 1957, pp. 113-122
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    Red, White, and Blue (2 Reviews)
    The Working-Class Majority, by Andrew Levison
    1. The Working-Class Majority by Andrew Levison
    2. Blue Collar Community by William Kornblum
    The Partisan Review, Spring 1976, pp. 311-316
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    Book Reviews (3 Reviews)
    The Enemies of the Poor, by James J. Graham
    1. The Enemies of the Poor by James J. Graham
    2. Rural Poverty and the Urban Crisis by Niles M. Hansen
    3. The Poor ye Need Not Have with You by Robert A. Levine
    Political Science Quarterly, June 1971, pp. 304-306
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    The Road to Necropolis (Review)
    The Urban Prospect, by Lewis Mumford
    1. The Urban Prospect by Lewis Mumford
    Commentary, January 1969, pp. 75-77
  38. An Rx for Richard Nixon
    Commonweal, December 14, 1973, p. 286
  39. Communication
    Small-Town America
    Myth and Reality
    The Public Interest, Winter 1977, pp. 126-128
  40. Some Problems of Equality
    Dissent, Fall 1973, pp. 409-414
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    Televising Our Values (Review)
    The View from Sunset Boulevard, by Ben Stein
    1. The View from Sunset Boulevard by Ben Stein
    The Nation, March 10, 1979, pp. 278-279
  42. Urban Renewal
    Commentary, July 1965, pp. 77-80
  43. The Urban Villagers (1963)
    1 Review
  44. Books in Review
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    War & Peace (Review)
    Report from Iron Mountain, by Leonard C. Lewin
    1. Report from Iron Mountain by Leonard C. Lewin
    Commentary, February 1968, pp. 83-85
  45. The War Against the Poor (1995)
    The Underclass and Antipoverty Policy
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  46. The War against the Poor
    Dissent, Fall 1992, pp. 461-465
  47. Notebook
    The White Problem
    Dissent, September 1966, pp. 538-539
  48. The Last Word
    2015: Our customer problem & yours
    Commonweal, September 8, 1995, pp. 30-32
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