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Talcott Parsons

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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, 336 pages
Published June 15th 2015 by Cambridge University Press (first published 2002)
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