Gamson, Joshua (Paul)

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GAMSON, Joshua (Paul)

GAMSON, Joshua (Paul). American, b. 1962. Genres: Sociology. Career: University of California, Berkeley, instructor and lecturer in sociology, 1992-93; Yale University, New Haven, CT, assistant professor, 1993-98, associate professor of sociology, 1998-. Publications: (with M. Burawoy, and others) Ethnography Unbound: Power and Resistance in the Modern Metropolis, 1991; Claims to Fame: Celebrity in Contemporary America, 1994; Freaks Talk Back: Tabloid Talk Shows and Sexual Nonconformity, 1998. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: Department of Sociology, Yale University, PO Box 208265, New Haven, CT 06520, U.S.A.