Christopher Jencks. Rethinking Social Policy: Race, Poverty and the Underclass. New York: Harper Collins, 1992. $12 papercover.
Jencks is best know for his pioneering study of the affects of education on the life chances of individuals but he has also gained a reputation as a astute commentator on diverse social questions. His articles in magazines such as the New York Review of Books, The New Republic and American Prospect have been widely read.
"Rethinking Social Policy: Race, Poverty and the Underclass. Christopher Jencks.,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 21
, Article 22.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol21/iss1/22