Norbert Muhlen here attempts to turn available social-scientific light on a continuously perplexing problem for parents and educators: what is the effect of the prevailing...

On the Horizon, devoted to comment on cultural and social events and trends, presents this month an analysis by Siegfried Kracauer of a postwar German...

For its second appearance, this new department devoted to “occasional” and more or less informal comment on events and cultural developments offers: a report by...

How scientific are public-opinion polls when they report, not how the people are going to vote—where the polls are generally right—but how people think: about...

This new department will represent, we hope, house-room for short pieces on a wide variety of subjects—reflections on and reactions to ideas and events; reports...

In Shakespeare’s England, a man waiting his turn in a barber shop would take a violin from the wall and entertain himself and his neighbors;...

For a few years now we have been deep in a flood of Hollywood films and fictional and non-fictional best-sellers built around psychiatry and psychoanalysis;...

Crossfire was the first, Gentleman’s Agreement is the second in Hollywood’s film cycle against anti-Semitism to reach the nation’s screens. Elliot E. Cohen wrote the...

Pessimism For Mass Consumption An Essay on Morals. by Philip Wylie. New York, Rinehart & Co., 1947. 204 pp. $2.50.   It is to the credit of the American way...

A Lady of Valor Enchanting Rebel: The Secret of Adah Isaacs Menken. by Allen Lesser. New York, The Beechhurst Press, 1947. 284 pp. $3.50.   In his biography of Adah...

Amid the chorus of comment, mostly favorable, that greeted the movie Crossfire, Hollywood’s first serious attempt to deal with the problem of anti-Semitism, Elliot E....

It is an aim of this department to encourage discussion of significant issues raised by current books. Good reviewers, we have found, have independent judgment...