The Lonely Crowd: A Study of the Changing American Character

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Yale University Press, 1950 - Ethnopsychology - 386 pages
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Review: The Lonely Crowd: A Study of the Changing American Character

User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

...and the award for the most racist/sexist theory of human social development goes to... I mean, I know that I'm being presentist and I'm ignoring more deeply-rooted critiques of the actual theory in the book... but some of Riesman's comments are really hard to read around. Read full review

Review: The Lonely Crowd: A Study of the Changing American Character

User Review  - Jan Notzon - Goodreads

It was quite interesting but I almost gave up. I feel like it would be a very enjoyable book for people with a PhD in sociology. For a slug like me it was a bit of a grind. I would get lost in some of ... Read full review

Contents

Some Types of Character and Society
3
The Characterological Struggle
31
Changes in the Agents
65
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