Pelton, Leroy H. 1940–

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PELTON, Leroy H. 1940–

PERSONAL:

Born April 30, 1940, in New York, NY; son of Myer and Rose Pelton. Education: Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, B.S., 1961; New School for Social Research (now New School University), M.A., 1963; Wayne State University, Ph. D., 1966; Rutgers University, M.S.W., 1985.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Henderson, NV. Office—School of Social Work, University of Nevada, 4505 Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89154. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER:

Salem State College, Salem, MA, professor of social work, 1987-97; University of Nevada, Las Vegas, professor of social work, 1997—.

WRITINGS:

The Psychology of Nonviolence, Pergamon (Elmsford, NY), 1974.

(Editor) The Social Context of Child Abuse and Neglect, Human Sciences (New York, NY), 1981.

For Reasons of Poverty, Praeger Publishers (Westport, CT), 1989.

Doing Justice: Liberalism, Group Constructs, and Individual Realities, State University of New York Press (Albany, NY), 1999.

Frames of Justice: Implications for Social Policy, Transaction Publishers (New Brunswick, NJ), 2005.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

periodicals

Children Today, May-June, 1981, Douglas J. Besharov, review of The Social Context of Child Abuse and Neglect, p. 33.

Journal of Comparative Family Studies, spring, 1992, Francis Yao Donkor, review of For Reasons of Poverty, p. 156.

Journal of Marriage and the Family, August, 1990, Ann Nichols-Casebolt, review of For Reasons of Poverty, p. 801.

Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, September, 2000, Pranab Chatterjee, review of Doing Justice: Liberalism, Group Constructs, and Individual Realities, p. 185.

Social Casework, September, 1987, Alan Trager, review of The Social Context of Child Abuse and Neglect, p. 438.

Social Work, March, 1992, Robert M. Moroney, review of For Reasons of Poverty, p. 189.