Dean Polsby Quoted in Editorial on French Riots
Dean Daniel D. Polsby was quoted in a recent editorial dealing with possible causes of the widespread rioting in France over the past several weeks.
EDITORIAL: Welfare state, high unemployment contribute to riot, Times-News (Burlington, NC), November 9, 2005.
"The most fundamental reason the riots have persisted so long, as Daniel Polsby, dean of the law school at George Mason University, explained, is that 'if young men, especially, don't have something to aspire to, some hope for a way out of what they perceive as a hopeless situation, they become logical candidates to riot.' "