Self, Social Structure, and Beliefs: Explorations in Sociology

Self, Social Structure, and Beliefs: Explorations in Sociology


Teacher, pupil, and chief, Neil Smelser stands as an iconic determine in sociology within the moment 1/2 the 20 th century. The essays during this quantity, written by way of well-liked students from all walks of the social sciences, display the variety and intensity of Smelser's influence—and his mammoth contributions to various fields comparable to British heritage, social swap, collective habit, better schooling, the financial system, 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

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