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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • AN OPPORTUNITY LOST: THE FAILURE OF THE MICHIGAN COMMISSION ON DEATH AND DYING - Joseph Ellin
  • THE RETURN TO FAMILY INTERVENTION IN YOUTH SERVICES: A JUVENILE JUSTICE CASE STUDY - Gordon Bazemore and Susan Day
  • POLICY IMPLEMENTATION IN SOCIAL WELFARE: A FRAMEWORK FOR ANALYSIS - Valire Carr Copeland and Sandra Wexler
  • RESEARCHING SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ACTION - C. Kenneth Banks and J. Marshall Mangan
  • CONSTRUCTING AN ECOLOGY OF FOSTER CARE: AN ANALYSIS OF THE ENTRY AND EXIT RATES OF FOSTER HOMES - Lorna F Hurl and David J. Tucker
  • FAMILY FUNCTIONING AND MIGRATION: CONSIDERATIONS FOR PRACTICE - Amith Ben-David

BOOK REVIEW AND VIDEO ESSAY

  • To Render a Life: Let us Now Praise Famous Men and the Documentary Vision. Reviewed by David R. Simon, U.C. Berkeley & San Diego State University
  • The Content of our Character Shelby Steele. Reviewed by R.L. McNeely, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Sociological Theory: From the 1950s to the Present. Richard Munch. Reviewed by Michael D. Frimes, Louisiana State University.
  • The Decomposition of Sociology. Irving Louis Horowitz. Reviewed by William W. Falk, University of Maryland.
  • Dead Artists Live Theories. Stanley Aronowitz. Reviewed by John W. Murphy, University of Miami.
  • Kinship with Strangers: Adoption and Interpretations of Kinship in American Culture. Judith S. Modell. Reviewed by Dorina N. Novle, Louisiana State University.
  • Classical Sociological Theory. Jonathan H. Turner. Reviewed by Valerie A. Haines, The University of Calgary.
  • Small Group Research: A Handbook. A. Paul Hare, Herbert H. Blumberg, Martin F. Davies and Valerie Kent. Reviewed by Kenneth E. Reid, Western Michigan University.

BOOK NOTES

  • Families in Troubled Times: Adapting to Change in Rural America. Rand D. Conger and Glen H. Elder.
  • Contemporary Urban Sociology. William G. Flannagan.
  • The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Sociology. Gordon Marshall (Ed.).
  • Durkheim's Philosophy of Socience and the Sociology of Knowledge: Creating an Intellectual Niche. Warren Schmaus.
  • Paths to Homelessness: Extreme Poverty and the Urban Housing Crisis. Doug A. Timmer, D. Stanley Eitzen and Kathryn D. Talley.
  • The Frankfurt School: Its History, Theories and Political Significance. Rolf Wiggershaus.

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