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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.

If, as Sidney Hook wrote recently, the two great semantic beacons of our time are the terms “transition” and “crisis,” then a third term is...

THE recent annual meeting of the American Sociological Society in Chi- cago (Hotel Stevens, December 27- 30) brought together perhaps ,ooo people who call themselves...

Koestler’s Fellow-Travelers and their Politics If some of my best friends are right, and the big thing right now is to show that the Jew is...

Everyone within reach of a radio loudspeaker or a newspaper headline knows of the tremendous advances made by science during the war: atomic bombs, radiocontrolled...

The intellectual current that now impels writers—in the big national magazines as well as the more serious little magazines—to talk about race prejudice has not...

Sociologists are finally heeding the injunction, “Physician, heal thyself.” After having subjected social strata ranging from hoboes to the Four Hundred to sociological analysis, they...

Social scientists can no longer be reproached for busying themselves with theoretical issues while ignoring the major problems confronting mankind. The ivory towers now stand...