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Anthony M Platt

Anthony M. Platt is Professor Emeritus at California State University, Sacramento, where he has taught since 1977. Previously, he taught at Berkeley and the University of Chicago. His books include The Child Savers: The Invention of Delinquency (1969); The Politics of Riot Commissions, 1917-1970 ( MacMillan, 1971); and E. Franklin Frazier Reconsidered (Rutgers University Press, 1991). His essays have appeared in Monthly Review, Z magazine, Los Angeles Times, Souls, and Social Justice.