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100. "Character Education: An idea Whose Time Has Come," Opinion & Commentary, The Hill, (October 19, 1994), p. 15.

99. "Rights and Responsibilities," At Liberty, A Guest Column. Constitution, (Fall, 1994), p. 41.

98. "Our Next Nonleader," Next, Vol. 1, No. 4 (September-October 1980), p. 14.

97. "Future Angst: Nine Rules for Stumbling Serenely into the Future," Next, Vol. 1, No. 3 (July-August 1980), pp. 69-72.

96. "The Last American Family," Next, Vol. 1, No. 2 (May-June 1980), pp. 28-29.

95. "Who Killed Post-Industrial Society?" Next, Vol. 1, No. 1 (March-April 1980), p. 20.

94. "The Inflation Habit: A Case of Stunted Growth," Psychology Today, Vol. 12, No. 12 (May 1979), pp. 14-15.

93. "Boosting Our Brain Power," Human Behavior, Vol. 8, No. 4 (May 1979), pp. 16-17.

92. "Citizens on a Culture Binge," Human Behavior, Vol. 8, No. 3 (April 1979), pp. 16-17.

91. "Who Wants a Riskfree Society?" Human Behavior, Vol. 8, No. 2 (March 1979), p. 14.

90. "A Government of Laws - Congress Excepted," Psychology Today, Vol. 12, No. 9 (February 1979), pp. 17-18.

89. "Evaluating Evaluation Studies," Human Behavior, Vol. 8, No. 2 (February 1979), p. 14.

88. "Caution: Too Many Health Warnings Could Be Counterproductive," Psychology Today, Vol. 12, No. 7 (December 1978), pp. 20-22.

87. "Mixing Our Commitments," Human Behavior, Vol. 7, No. 12 (December 1978), p. 16.

86. "Social Science Vs. Government: Standoff at Policy Gap," Psychology Today, Vol. 12, No. 6 (November 1978), pp. 24-26.

85. "Safeguarding the Rights of Human Subjects," Human Behavior, Vol. 7, No. 11 (November 1978), p. 14. Reprinted as "Protecting the Rights of Research Subjects," Nutshell.

84. "America's New Split Personality," Psychology Today, Vol. 12, No. 5 (October, 1978), pp. 17-18.

83. "Two Playtime Personalities," Human Behavior, Vol. 7, No. 10 (October 1978), p. 16.

82. "Championing Human Rights and National Interest," Human Behavior Vol. 7, No. 9 (September 1978), p. 16.

81. "The Body Politic's Two Minds," Human Behavior, Vol. 7, No. 8 (August 1978), p. 16.

80. "Defrocking Sacred Cows," Human Behavior, Vol. 7, No. 7 (July 1978).

79. "The Waning of Macho America," Psychology Today, Vol. 12, No. 1 (June 1978).

78. "Stagflation in Limbo," Human Behavior, Vol. 7, No. 6 (June 1978).

77. "The Institutionalized Family," Human Behavior, Vol. 7, No. 5, (May 1978).

76. "Tax Breaks and Breaking Points," Psychology Today, Vol. 11, No. 11, (May 1978).

75. "Seeking Solace from the Stars," Human Behavior, Vol. 7, No. 4 (April 1978). Reprinted in Current, No. 203 (May/June 1978).

74. "Why Should We Deregulate?" Human Behavior, Vol. 7, No. 3 (March 1978).

73. "Youth Is Not a Class," Psychology Today, Vol. 11, No. 9 (February 1978).

72. "Delayed Retirement--Opening a Pandora's Box," Human Behavior, Vol. 7, No. 2 (February, 1978), pp. 10-11.

71. "The Media's Blindspot for the Events of Here and There," Human Behavior, Vol. 7, No. 1 (January 1978), pp. 14-15.

70. "One and a Half Cheers for Social Science," Psychology Today, Vol. 11, No. 7 (December 1977), p. 168.

69. "Society's Endeavor," Human Behavior, Vol. 6, No. 12 (December 1977), p. 15, 18.

68. "A Science Court," Human Behavior, Vol. 6, No. 11 (November 1977), pp. 18-19.

67. "When Rights Collide," Psychology Today, Vol. 11, No. 5 (October 1977), p. 158. Reprinted as "Using Laws to Save Us From Ourselves," The Miami Herald (November 6, 1977).

66. "Comprehensive Tax Reform?" Human Behavior, Vol. 6, No. 10 (October, 1977), pp. 19-20.

65. "Time to End the 'Sexless Orgy' of Watergate?" Human Behavior, Vol. 6, No. 9 (September, 1977), p. 8.

64. "Making Up for Past Injustices: How Bakke Could Backfire," Psychology Today, Vol. 10, No. 3 (August, 1977), p. 18.

63. "Pornography: Whose Problem?" Human Behavior, Vol. 6, No. 8 (August, 1977), pp. 9-10. Reprinted as "Who is Really Hurt by Pornography," The Washington Post (August, 1977).

62. "Opting Out: The Waning of the Work Ethic," Psychology Today, Vol. 11, No. 2 (July 1977), p. 18. Reprinted in James O'Toole, Jane L. Scheiber, & Linda C. Wood (eds.), Working: Changes and Choices (New York: Human Sciences Press, Inc., 1981), pp. 156-157.

61. "Carter's Symbolism," Human Behavior, Vol. 6, No. 7 (July, 1977), pp. 10-11.

60. "Check-Offs, Closed Shop and Business Agents--for Voluntary Associations," Human Behavior, Vol. 6, No. 6 (June, 1977), pp. 12-13.

59. "National Health Insurance: Can We Afford It?" Human Behavior, Vol. 6, No. 5 (May, 1977), p. 9-10.

58. "When To See A Therapist," Psychology Today, Vol. 10, No. 11 (April 1977), p. 16. Reprinted in Annual Editions, Personal
Growth & Adjustment '80/'81 (Sluice Dock, Guilford, Ct., The Dushkin Publ. Group, 1980, p. 237.

57. "A Strong Energy Drive: Our Next Vietnam?" Human Behavior Vol. 6, No. 4 (April, 1977), pp. 14-15.

56. "The Limits of Knowledge," Human Behavior, Vol. 6, No. 3 (March, 1977), p. 10.

55. "First Offenders," Human Behavior, Vol. 6, No. 2 (February, 1977), p. 14.

54. "When Should You Trust a Politician?" Psychology Today, Vol. 10, No. 8 (January, 1977), p. 14. Reprinted as "Making Democracy Work: The Politics of Promises," Reader's Digest, Vol. 110, No. 661 (May, 1977), pp. 121-122.

52. "Christmas Blues," Psychology Today, Vol. 10, No. 7 (December, 1976), p. 23.

51. "An Earth NASA: the Agency for Domestic Policy Development," Human Behavior, Vol. 5, No. 12 (December, 1976), pp. 11-12.

50. "Social Sciences in the White House," Human Behavior, Vol. 5, No. 11, (Nov. '76), pp. 9-10. Reprinted in Evaluation, Vol. 4, (1977), p. 13.

49. "Watch That Doctor," Psychology Today, Vol. 10, No. 5 (October, 1976), p. 33.

48. "The Next President and the Legitimacy of Democracy," Human Behavior, Vol. 5, No. 10 (Oct. '76), p. 10.

47. "'Will Power' and Your Health," Human Behavior, Vol. 5, NO. 9 (Sept. '76), pp. 11-12. Reprinted in Intellect, Vol. 105, No. 2385 (June 1977), p. 429; in New Human Services Review, Vol. 13, No. 6 (July 1977), pp. 4-5.

46. "National Service for Youth," Human Behavior, Vol. 5, No. 8 (August, '76), p. 13.

45. "Schools and Amoral Education," Human Behavior, Vol. 5, No. 7, (July '76), pp. 9-10.

44. "Planning Vs. Guiding," Human Behavior, Vol. 5, No. 6 (June, 1976), pp. 9-10.

43. "Common Fallacies in the Big Government Argument," Human Behavior, Vol. 5, No. 5 (May, 1976), pp. 9-10.

42. "The Next Quinlan Case," Human Behavior, Vol. 5, No. 4 (April, 1976), pp. 10-11; Washington Post Parade, (November 7, 1976), pp. 26-28.

41. "The Social Base of Vigilantism," Human Behavior, Vol. 5, No. 3 (March, 1976), p. 14.

40. "Privacy vs. the Right to Know vs. Information Systems," Human Behavior, Vol. 5, No. 2 (February, 1976), pp. 8-9. Also published as "Right to Know Takes a Back Seat to 'Privacy'" Washington Star (November 23, 1975).

39. "The Defrocked Society," Human Behavior, Vol. 5, No. 1 (January, 1976), pp. 12-13.

38. "The Domestic Issue for 1976," Human Behavior, Vol. 4, No. 12 (December, 1975). Reprinted as "The Real Issue for '76: Doing Without Abundance," Newsday, October 12, 1975.

37. "Mindless Capitalism, An Unyielding Elite," Human Behavior, Vol. 4, No. 11 (November, 1975), pp. 11-12.

36. "Grade Inflation: Neither Freedom Nor Discipline," Human Behavior, Vol. 4, No. 10 (October, 1975), pp. 11-12. Reprinted as "Grade Inflation," Social Education, Vol. 39, No. 7 (Nov.-Dec., 1975), p. 501.

35. "'Deinstitutionalization,' A Public Policy Fashion," Human Behavior, Vol. 4, No. 9 (Sept. 1975), pp. 12-13. Reprinted in Evaluation, Vol. 3, nos. 1-2 (1976), pp. 9-10.

34. "The Scapegoat Theory," Human Behavior, Vol. 4, No. 8 (August, 1975), pp. 9-10. Reprinted in The Washington Post, Sept. 17, 1975.

33. "The Untimely Bicentennial," Human Behavior, Vol. 4, No. 7 (July, 1975), pp. 12 and 14. Reprinted in The Washington Star as "Take a Raincheck on that 'Searching' Bicentennial Dialogue," June 1, 1975. Reprinted as "The Great Bicentennial Follies," Newsday, August 12, 1975.

32. "Domestic Disarmament," Human Behavior, Vol. 4, No. 6 (June, 1975). Reprinted in The Pittsburgh Press (May 19, 1975); Reprinted as "Domestic Disarmament Now" in Newsday (September 15, 1975).

31. "Social Science and the Presidency," Human Behavior, Vol. 4, No. 5 (May, 1975), p. 14. Reprinted in The Pittsburgh Press, as "Can a President Move Mountains," March 13, 1975.

30. "'Alternatives' to Nursing Homes," Human Behavior, Vol. 4, No. 4 (April, 1975), pp. 10 and 12. Reprinted as "Care for the Aged: Home Remedies," in Newsday (January 16, 1975).

29. "Anemic Laws and Activist Antidotes," Human Behavior, Vol. 4, No. 3 (March, 1975), pp. 6 and 10.

28. "On Stumbling Toward the Future--Serenely," Human Behavior, Vol. 4, No. 2 (February, 1975), p. 14-15. Reprinted as "Why Prediction Business Needs a Little Humility," Washington Star-News, February 2, 1974.

27. "Life Boat Ethics?" Human Behavior, Vol. 4, No. 1, (January, 1975), p. 10. Published also as "U.S. scientists ponder selective starvation," Toronto Star (December, 1974). Also published as "Who May Live and Who Must Starve?" Newsday (November 13, 1974).

26. "Are Seat Belts Un-American?" Human Behavior, Vol. 3, No. 12, (December, 1974), pp. 12-13. Published also as "Seat-Belt Rules Balance Rights of Citizens," Los Angeles Times (January 5, 1974).

25. "Our Next Project," Human Behavior, Vol. 3, No. 11 (November, 1974), p. 14.

24. "The Sexual Avant-Garde: What Will They Do for an Encore?" Human Behavior, Vol. 3, No. 10 (October, 1974), pp. 8, 10. "Is the Sexual Revolution Running Out of Steam?" Medical Opinion No. 5 (May, 1975), pp. 58, 59, 63.

23. "On the Scientific Manipulation of Juries," Human Behavior, Vol. 3, No. 9 (September, 1974). Published also as "Tampering with Juries: Will the Impartial Jury Prevail?" Current, No. 160 (October, 1974), pp. 27-29.

22. "The Next Crisis--The End of the Family?" Human Behavior, Vol. No. 8, (August, 1974), pp. 10-11. Also printed in Evaluation, Vol. 2, No. 1 (1974), pp. 6-7.

21. "A Credit Rating for Experts," Human Behavior, Vol. 3, No. 7 (July, 1974), p. 10.

20. "Double Pay for Congress," Human Behavior, Vol 3, No. 6 (June, 1974), pp. 8-9.

19. "The Technological Fix," Human Behavior, Vol. 3, No. 5. (May, 1974), p. 9-10.

18. "Six Theories in Search of Peace in the Middle East," Human Behavior, Vol. 3, No. 4 (April, 1974), p. 11.

17. "The Sociology of the Energy Crisis," Human Behavior, Vol. 3, No. 3 (March, 1974).

16. "The New Death," Human Behavior, Vol. 3, No. 2 (February, 1974), p. 10. Published also as "A New Definition of Death," Newsday (January 27, 1974).

15. "Free College for All?" Human Behavior, Vol. 3, No. 1 (January, 1974), pp. 4-6. Published also as "...And Who to Let In," Newsday (November 11, 1973); as "Study Challenges Critics of Free Colleges," The Arizona Republic (November 18, 1973); as "World Comparison Disputes Quality of Elitist Education," Houston Chronicle (November 11, 1973).

14. "Genetics and Human Decision," Human Behavior, Vol. 2, No. 12 December, 1973), p. 8. Published also as "Recent Genetic Findings Indicate A Need for Policy Re-evaluation," Biomedical News, Vol. IV, No. 12 (December, 1973), p. 10: "We Should Use Eugenic Test Without Hesitation," Los Angeles Times (December 5, 1973). Published also as "Genetic Fix," New Scientist, Vol. 61, No. 881 (January 17, 1974), p. 139; as "'Genetic Fix,': The Urgent Need for Public Discussion," The Plain Dealer (April 17, 1974).

13. "After Watergate - What?: A Social Science Perspective," Human Behavior, Vol. 2, No. 11 (November, 1973), pp. 7-9. Published in part in The National Observer (December 15, 1973).

12. "Positive and Negative Auto Policies," Human Behavior, Vol. 2, No. 10 (October, 1973), pp. 10-11. Reprinted as "Anti-Pollution: Carrot or Stick?" The Nation, Vol. 217, No. 11 (October 8, 1973), p. 327. Published also as "Pass a Law," Intellectual Digest, Vol. IV, No. 5 (January, 1974), pp. 68-69.

11. "Law and Consequences," Human Behavior, Vol. 2, No. 9 (September, 1973), pp. 6-7. Published also as "There Oughta Be a Law- Or Should There Be?" Business and Society Review, No. 8 (Winter 1973-74), pp. 10-11.

10. "PSRO: A New Way to Manage Our Health System?" Human Behavior, Vol. 2, No. 8 (August, 1973), p. 4. Published also as "Prepare for PSROs," Newsday, (July 29, 1973); in Evaluation, Vol. 1, No. 3 (1973), pp. 55-56. Reprinted as "PSRO: A Poor Mechanism and a Possible Alternative," American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 64, No. 5 (May 1974), pp. 507-508.

9. "Social Science: Faulty Engineers or Neglected Experts?" Human Behavior, Vol. 2, No. 7 (July, 1973), p. 4.

8. "Zero Population Growth: Do We Really Want It?" Human Behavior, Vol. 2, No. 6 (June, 1973), pp. 4-5. Published also as "Public Policy: In Perspective-Zero Population Growth: Do We Really Want It?" Evaluation, Vol. 1, No. 2 (1973), pp. 84-85; as "Fallout from ZPG," in Oliver Bell (ed.), America's Changing Population (The Reference Shelf, Vol. 46, No. 2) (New York: H. W. Wilson Co., 1974), pp. 90-94.

7. "Revenue Sharing: From the Frying Pan into the Fire," Human Behavior, Vol. 2, No. 5 (May, 1973), pp. 5-6.

6. "The Constitution: Majority Rejects It. What is to be Done?" Human Behavior, Vol. 2, No. 4 (April, 1973), pp. 4-5.

5. National Institute of Education: More Power to You," Human Behavior, Vol. 2, No. 3 (March, 1973), pp. 6-7.

4. "Why We Still Outlaw Marijuana," Human Behavior, Vol. 2, No. 2 (February, 1973), pp. 4-5.

3. "What the Elections Did Not Show," Human Behavior, Vol. 2, No. 1 (January, 1973), pp. 4-6.

2. "The Commission on the Moral and Social Consequences of Bio-Medical Engineering," Human Behavior, Vol. 1, No. 6 (November-December, 1972), p. 6.

1. "Thou Shall not Label," Human Behavior, Vol. 1, No. 5 (September-October, 1972), pp. 6-7. Reprinted as "Public Policy: In Perspective," Evaluation, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Fall, 1972), p. 23; reprinted in part in "Let's Not Look at the Record," Newsday, May 20, 1973.

 

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