Gamson, William A(nthony)

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GAMSON, William A(nthony)

GAMSON, William A(nthony). American, b. 1934. Genres: Politics/Government, Social sciences, Communications/Media. Career: Prof. of Sociology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Mass., since 1982. Research Assoc. in Social Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge Mass., 1959-62; Research Sociologist, Center for Research on Conflict Resolution, 1962-71; Prof. of Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1966-82 (Asst. Prof., 1962-64; Assoc. Prof., 1964-66; Chmn., 1974-78). Publications: Power and Discontent, 1968; SIMSOC: Simulated Society, 1969, 4th ed., 1991; (with A. Modigliani) Untangling the Cold War, 1971; (with A. Modigliani) Conceptions of Social Life: A Text-Reader for Psychology, 1974; The Strategy of Social Protest, 1975, 1990; (with B. Fireman and S. Rytina) Encounters with Unjust Authority, 1982; What's News: A Game Simulation of TV News, 1984; Talking Politics, 1992. Address: 5 Boston Hill Rd, Chilmark, MA 02535, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]