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Self, Social Structure, and Beliefs – Explorations in Sociology - California Scholarship Online
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Self, Social Structure, and Beliefs: Explorations in Sociology

Jeffrey Alexander

Abstract

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

Keywords: Neil Smelser, sociology, British history, social change, collective behavior, higher education, economy, psychoanalysis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780520241367
Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520241367.001.0001

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Jeffrey Alexander, editor

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