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Self, Social Structure, and Beliefs : Explorations in Sociology, Paperback / softback Book

Self, Social Structure, and Beliefs : Explorations in Sociology Paperback / softback

Edited by Jeffrey C. Alexander, Gary T. Marx, Christine L. Williams


Teacher, scholar, and leader, Neil Smelser stands as an iconic figure in sociology in the second half of the twentieth century.

The essays in this volume, written by prominent scholars from all walks of the social sciences, reveal the range and depth of Smelser's influence--and his substantial contributions to diverse fields such as British history, social change, collective behavior, higher education, the economy, and psychoanalysis. Contributors: Jeffrey C. Alexander, Nancy J. Chodorow, Burton R. Clark, Yiannis Gabriel, Arlie Russell Hochschild, James M.

Jasper, Christian Joppke, Alberto Martinelli, Gary T.

Marx, Lyn Spillman, Piotr Sztompka, R. Stephen Warner, Christine L. Williams, Robert Wuthnow, Viviana A. Zelizer


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 286 pages, 2 tables
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sociology & anthropology
  • ISBN: 9780520241374



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