Talcott Parsons: An Intellectual Biography
by Uta Gerhardt
The American sociologist Talcott Parsons was often accused of being an overly abstract, even apolitical thinker, remote in Harvard's ivory tower. Uta Gerhardt dispels this image in her fascinating account of the political nature of Parsons's life and scholarship. Gerhardt depicts Parsons as a champion of American society and democracy. In this respect he followed the lead...more
Hardcover, 326 pages
Published October 10th 2002 by Cambridge University Press
(first published 2002)
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