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Glazer, Nathan

Overview
Works: 241 works in 994 publications in 12 languages and 28,363 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings  Textbooks  Social history  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Compiler, Publishing director, Contributor, ed, Adapter
Classifications: BF755.A5, 136.4973
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Beyond the melting pot : the Negroes, Puerto Ricans, Jews, Italians, and Irish of New York City by Nathan Glazer( Book )

122 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 3,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Publications of the Joint Center for Urban Studies." Discusses the problems minority groups have faced in New York City and each group's special characteristics
American Judaism by Nathan Glazer( Book )

65 editions published between 1957 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 2,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Affirmative discrimination : ethnic inequality and public policy by Nathan Glazer( Book )

27 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnicity : theory and experience by Nathan Glazer( Book )

39 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen essays present theoretical exploration of modern ethnic identity, assertiveness, and conflict throughout the world and selective empirical studies of particular ethnic groups in various nations and parts of the world
We are all multiculturalists now by Nathan Glazer( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The melting pot no longer defines us. Where not very long ago we sought assimilation, we now pursue multiculturalism. Nowhere has this transformation been more evident than in the public schools, where a traditional Eurocentric curriculum has yielded to diversity - and, often, to confrontation and confusion. In a book that brings clarity and reason to this highly charged issue, Nathan Glazer explores these sweeping changes. He offers an incisive account of why we all - advocates and skeptics alike - have become multiculturalists, and what this means for national unity, civil society, and the education of our youth. Focusing particularly on the impact in public schools, Glazer dissects the four issues uppermost in the minds of people on both sides of the multicultural fence: Whose "truth" do we recognize in the curriculum? Will an emphasis on ethnic roots undermine or strengthen our national unity in the face of international disorder? Will attention to social injustice, past and present, increase or decrease civil disharmony and strife? Does a multicultural curriculum enhance learning, by engaging students' interest and by raising students' self-esteem, or does it teach irrelevance at best and fantasy at worst? Glazer argues cogently that multiculturalism arose from the failure of mainstream society to assimilate African Americans; anger and frustration at their continuing separation gave black Americans the impetus for rejecting traditions that excluded them. But, willingly or not, we are all multiculturalists now, Glazer asserts, and his book gives us the clearest picture yet of what there is to know, to fear, and to ask of ourselves about this new identity
Clamor at the gates : the new American immigration by Nathan Glazer( Book )

10 editions published in 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The limits of social policy by Nathan Glazer( Book )

15 editions published between 1899 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnic dilemmas, 1964-1982 by Nathan Glazer( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the recent ferment in American civil rights and affirmative action activities, and forecasts the issues that future Latin American and Asian immigration will bring
The lonely crowd : a study of the changing American character by David Riesman( Book )

231 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 13 languages and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Lonely Crowd is considered by many to be the most influential book of the twentieth century. Its now-classic analysis of the "new middle class" in terms of inner-directed and other-directed social character opened exciting new dimensions in our understanding of the psychological, political, and economic problems that confront the individual in contemporary American society. The 1969 abridged and revised edition of the book is now reissued with a new foreword by Todd Gitlin that explains why the book is still relevant to our own era."--Jacket
Remembering the answers; essays on the American student revolt by Nathan Glazer( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Urban predicament by William Gorham( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A number of contributors bring together much of what is known about some of New York City's major problems. In an "introduction and overview" chapter, the editors of the book take a look at chapters that follow in the context of recent attempts by the Federal government to influence city conditions. A "finance" chapter presents a comprehensive analysis of the circumstances through which most of the largest cities got into their fiscal bind and suggests what each level of government can do to ease the bind. A "housing" chapter surveys a number of past and current aspects of housing, suggesting how all of them relate to each other in the operation of the housing market. A "crime" chapter focuses on the nearer-term methods of reducing street crime, particularly robbery. Also presented is an analysis of the effect that a higher arrest and incapacitation might have on the crime rate. The bulk of an "education" chapter is devoted to an analysis of desegregation in the public schools since 1968. a "transportation" chapter covers most of the problems on the passenger transportation scene. (Author/JM)
Cities in trouble by Nathan Glazer( Book )

11 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The social basis of American communism by Nathan Glazer( Book )

16 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in housing & minority groups( Book )

7 editions published in 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American commonwealth, 1976( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnic groups in history textbooks by Nathan Glazer( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnic pluralism and public policy : achieving equality in the United States and Britain by Nathan Glazer( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Poor: a culture of poverty, or a poverty of culture?( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1980 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fulbright experience and academic exchanges( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since 1889, The American Academy of Political and Social Science has served as a forum for the free exchange of ideas among the well informed and intellectually curious. In this era of specialization, few scholarly periodicals cover the scope of societies and politics like The ANNALS. Each volume is guest edited by outstanding scholars and experts in the topics studied and presents more than 200 pages of timely, in-depth research on a significant topic of concern-- http://ann.sagepub.com
From a cause to a style : modernist architecture's encounter with the American city by Nathan Glazer( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Modernism in architecture and urban design has failed the American city. This is the decisive conclusion that renowned public intellectual Nathan Glazer has drawn from two decades of writing and thinking about what this architectural movement will bequeath to future generations. In From a Cause to a Style, he proclaims his disappointment with modernism and its impact on the American city. Writing in the tradition of legendary American architectural critics Lewis Mumford and Jane Jacobs, Glazer contends that modernism, this new urban form that signaled not just a radical revolution in style but a social ambition to enhance the conditions under which ordinary people lived, has fallen short on all counts. The articles and essays collected here--some never published before, all updated--reflect his ideas on subjects ranging from the livable city and public housing to building design, public memorials, and the uses of public space. Glazer, an undisputed giant among public intellectuals, is perhaps best known for his writings on ethnicity and social policy, where the unflinching honesty and independence of thought that he brought to bear on tough social questions has earned him respect from both the Left and the Right. Here, he challenges us to face some difficult truths about the public places that, for better or worse, define who we are as a society."--Publisher's description
 
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Alternative Names
Glazer, Nathan 1923-

Nathan Glazer

Nathan Glazer sociologue américain

Nathan Glazer US-amerikanischer Soziologe

נתן גלייזר

ناتان گلیزر نویسنده و تاریخ‌نگار آمریکایی

グレイザー, ネイサン

グレーザー, N

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American JudaismAffirmative discrimination : ethnic inequality and public policyEthnicity : theory and experienceWe are all multiculturalists nowThe limits of social policyEthnic dilemmas, 1964-1982The lonely crowd : a study of the changing American characterFrom a cause to a style : modernist architecture's encounter with the American city