Charles E. Silberman





Charles E. Silberman

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born
in Des Moines, Iowa, The United States
January 31, 1925

died
February 05, 2011


About this author

Charles Eliot Silberman (January 31, 1925 – February 5, 2011)[1] was an American journalist and author.

Silberman was born in Des Moines, Iowa. After war service in the Pacific, he gained a B.A. in Economics from Columbia University in 1946 and undertook graduate study their. Subsequently he taught at Columbia and City College of New York before joining Fortune magazine in 1953 where he remained until the early 1970s.[1]

He was the author of Criminal Violence, Criminal Justice (1978), a study of crime and the American criminal justice system.[2]

Silberman used econometric methods to measure the effectiveness in terms of criminal deterrence of two factors: the degree of punishment; and the probability of apprehension. A simple "expected loss" m
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Crisis in Black and White
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1965 — 2 editions
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Criminal Violence/Justice
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1980
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Crisis In The Classroom, Th...
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1970 — 2 editions
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Criminal Violence Criminal ...
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1978
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Certain People: American Je...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1985 — 2 editions
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The Open Classroom Reader
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Crisis in Black & White
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1964
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1977
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La segregación racial en USA
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3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1968
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