"An analytic overview of the history of social welfare and juvenile justice in Boston..[Schneider] traces cogently the origins, development, and ultimate failure of Protestant and Catholic reformers' efforts to ameliorate working-class poverty and juvenile delinquency." --Choice"Anyone who wants to understand why America's approach to juvenile justice doesn't work should read In the Web of Class." --Michael B. Katz,University of Pennsylvania
About the Author
Eric C. Schneider is an Assistant Dean in the College of Arts & Sciences Iof the University of Pennsylvania, where he also teaches in the American Civilization and Urban Studies programs.