Politics and Bureaucracy in the New York City School System

Stern School of Business and New York University
New York, New York

With a New Prologue by the Author

From the reviews . . .

“[A] thorough and important study of the immovable bureaucratic system which is threatening to destroy New York’s children.”
Christian Science Monitor

“Rogers captures the true impotence of those who try to open a system which protects itself by drifting from crisis to crisis.”
New York Magazine

“[A] book without heroes. . . . Even the best and most civic-minded actors in this tragedy are quickly absorbed by the school machine.”
New York Times Book Review

“[R]apidly becoming a classic.”
Washington Post

A volume in the series Foundations of Sociology

ISBN 978-0-9752738-3-8/paperback/616 pp./illus./January 2006/$38.50