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Nathan Glazer

Nathan Glazer

Nathan Glazer, a frequent contributor to Commentary, has written extensively on issues of ethnicity and race in American society.

It is the fate of any social reform in the United States—perhaps anywhere—that, instituted by enthusiasts, men of vision, politicians, statesmen, it is soon put...

There is a general sense that we face a crisis in social policy, and in almost all its branches. Whether this crisis derives from the...

One is embarrassed to add new words on Vietnam. Already there have been millions, and despite the good sense so many of them have shown,...

It is notoriously difficult to frame a definition of “intellectuals” that will serve for all times and all issues, but let me suggest a working...

How does a radical—a mild radical, it is true, but still someone who felt closer to radical than to liberal writers and politicians in the...

Déjà Vu Social Policy. May/June 1970. International Arts & Science Press. 68 pp. $1.50. $8.00 a year for six issues. Social Policy is a new journal devoted generally...

Nathan Glazer here continues the discussion inaugurated by Earl Raab’s "The Black Revolution & the Jewish Question" (January) and Milton Himmelfarb’s "Is American Jewry in...

School Politics 110 Livingston Street: Politics and Bureaucracy in the New York City Schools. by David Rogers. Random House. 584 pp. $8.95. One can scarcely conceive of an issue...

A Jewish Community Jewish Identity on the Suburban Frontier: A Study of Group Survival in the Open Society (The Lakeville Studies, Volume 1.) by Marshall Sklare and...

For the last few years I have looked with increasing skepticism on the analyses and the actions of the radical Left in America. By the...

One Kind of Life La Vida: A Puerto Rican Family in the Culture of Poverty—San Juan and New York. by Oscar Lewis. Random House. 669 pp. $10.00. This enormous...

The following exchange grew out of Nathan Glazer's article, “What Happened at Berkeley,” which appeared in last month's issue. Both Philip Selznick and Mr. Glazer...