the Institute for Contemporary Studies, Harvard's James Q. Wil-son stresses that "we offer no 'magic bullet' that will produce safe streets or decent people." What Wilson and his 10 contributors do offer is some fresh thinking. They also puncture a few strong myths. We draw from their work in the essays that follow on crime trends and types of offenders, on the criminal justice sys-
tem, and on the relationship of crime to family life.
TRENDS AND TARGETS
Jan M. Chaiken and Marcia R....