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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • ERRATA
  • THREE DISCOURSES ON PRACTICE: A POSTMODERN RE-APPRAISAL - Peter Leonard
  • POVERTY, FAMILY SUPPORT, AND WELL-BEING OF INFANTS: MEXICAN IMMIGRANT WOMEN AND CHILDBEARING - Margaret Sherrard Sherraden and Rossana E. Barrera
  • SPEAK OF THE DEVIL: RHETORIC IN CLAIMS-MAKING ABOUT THE SATANIC RITUAL ABUSE PROBLEM - Mary deYoung
  • FACTORS IN LENGTH OF FOSTER CARE: WORKER ACTIVITIES AND PARENT-CHILD VISITATION - MaryEllen White, Eric Albers, and Christine Bitonti
  • MOTHERS WITH CHILDREN AND MOTHERS ALONE: A COMPARISON OF HOMELESS FAMILIES - Jennifer E. Glick
  • MANAGED COMPUTER SYSTEM CONCEPTUALIZATION: KNOWING WHEN TO SAY NO - Menachem Monnickendam
  • PURCHASE OF SERVICE CONTRACTING VERSUS GOVERNMENT SERVICE DELIVERY: THE VIEWS OF STATE HUMAN SERVICE ADMINISTRATORS - Peter M. Kettner and Lawrence L. Martin
  • ECOLOGICAL APPROACH IN PRACTICE: A CASE STUDY OF THE OUNCE OF PREVENTION FUND - Marilyn Fernandez and Laura Nichols

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Incapacitation: Penal Confinement and the Restraint of Crime. Franklin E. Zimring and Gordon Hawkins. Reviewed by William G. Archambeault, Louisiana State University.
  • The Prostitution of Sexuality. Kathleen Barry. Reviewed by Beth Cagan, Cleveland State University.
  • Individual Voices, Collective Visions: Fify Years of Women in Sociology. Ann Goetting and Sarah Fenstermaker (Eds). Reviewed by Karen E. Campbell, Vanderbilt University.
  • The Bell Curve Wars: Race, Intelligence and the Future of America. Steven Fraser (Ed.) Reviewed by David Stoesz, Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • Politics and the Class Divide: Working People and the Middle Class Left. David Croteau. and The New Middle Classes: Life Styles,. Status Claims and Political Orientations. Arthur J. Vidich (Ed.) Both books reviewed by Charles M. Tolbert, Louisiana State University
  • The Neutered Mother, the Sexual Family. Martha Albertson Fineman. Reviewed by Janice Wood Wetzel, Adelphi University.

BOOK NOTES

  • Rebuilding the Inner City: A History of Neighborhod Initiatives to Address Poverty in the United States. Robert Halpern.
  • Crime and Inequality. John Hagen and Ruth Patterson (Eds).
  • Rights and the Common Good: The Communitarian Perspective. Amitai Etzioni.
  • A Second Chicago School: The Development of a Postwar American Sociology. Gary Alan Fine (Ed.).
  • The Economics of Aging. James H. Schultz.
  • Race and Ethnicity in America: Meeting the Challenge in the 21st Century. Gail E. Thomas (Ed.).

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