The Lonely Crowd: A Study of the Changing American Character, Abridged and Revised Edition
'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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing
Originally published in 1950, this fascinating sociological analysis was one of the assigned readings for a college course I once took on the intellectual history of twentieth-century America, and has ... Read full review
Review: The Lonely Crowd: A Study of the Changing American CharacterUser 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