Reviewed in American Anthropologist © 1962.
Reviewed in Foreign Affairs.
Melvin Marvin "Mel" Tumin (February 10, 1919 – March 3, 1994) was an American sociologist who specialized in race relations. He taught at Princeton University for much of his career.
Tumin directed a task force of the U.S. National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence and was an author of three volumes of its 1970 report Crimes of Violence.