Confronting the social deficit

Leo, John
February 1993
U.S. News & World Report;2/8/93, Vol. 114 Issue 5, p28
Comments on New York Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan's article, `Defining Deviancy Down,' which makes the point that America has decided to pretend that a profound social crisis is not happening in America. Crime as the most obvious example; Brief contents of New York judge, Edwin Torres' letter to Moynihan; Other social problems; Overload of deviant behavior in society; How to cut through the denial.


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