The Lonely Crowd: A Study of the Changing American Character, Abridged and Revised Edition

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Yale University Press, Feb 8, 2001 - Social Science - 315 pages
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"The Lonely Crowd is considered by many to be the most influential book of the twentieth century. Its now-classic analysis of the "new middle class" in terms of inner-directed and other-directed social character opened exciting new dimensions in our understanding of the psychological, political, and economic problems that confront the individual in contemporary American society. The 1969 abridged and revised edition of the book is now reissued with a new foreword by Todd Gitlin that explains why the book is still relevant to our own era."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  

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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

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Very good book that leaves you with a new look on society and looooots of questions. Basically the author's point is that poor people who have to work hard, have other worries than what other people ... Read full review

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Contents

Foreword by Todd Gitlin
xi
Twenty Years AfterA Second Preface
xxi
Preface to the 1961 Edition
xxxiii
CHARACTER
1
PART II POLITICS
161
AUTONOMY
237
Index
309
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Sociological Forum, Vol. 7, No, 2, 1992. Review Essays. Comments on "Dennis Wrong: The. Lonely. Crowd. Revisited". David Riesman I ...
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RIESMAN, DAVID (REUEL DENNEY AND NATHAN GLAZER, COLLABORATORS) The Lonely Crowd: A Study of the Changing American Character. New Haven: Yale University ...
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Riesman D, Denney R & Glazer N. The lonely crowd: a study of the ...
Riesman D. The lonely crowd: a study of the changing American character. Garden City, NY:. Doubleday, 1953. 359 p. 3. ........................., The lonely ...
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The Lonely Crowd David Riesman's book The Lonely Crowd: A Study of the Changing American Culture (1950), coauthored with Nathan Glazer and Reuel
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David Riesman writes of three very different character types in his book The Lonely Crowd. The first type, tradition directed, is driven by cultural demands ...
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Nathan Glazer is emeritus professor of education and sociology at Harvard University.

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