Glassman, Ronald M.

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GLASSMAN, Ronald M. American, b. 1937. Genres: History, Sociology, Politics/Government. Career: Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, assistant professor of sociology, 1965-67; Connecticut College, New London, assistant professor of sociology, 1968-71; Herbert H. Lehman College of the City University of New York, Bronx, assistant professor of sociology, 1973-78; member of staff of William Paterson College, Wayne, NJ; writer, professor, 1980-; New York University, adjunct professor, 1995; New School for Social Research, visiting professor of sociology, 1976-78. Publications: The Political History of Latin America, 1969; Democracy and Despotism in Primitive Societies: A Neo-Weberian Approach to Political Theory, 2 vols., 1986; Democracy and Equality, 1989; (with M. Green) A Democracy Agenda for the Year 2000, 1989; China in Transition: Communism, Capitalism, Democracy, 1990; (with W. Swatos Jr. and P. Kivisto) For Democracy: The Noble Character and Tragic Flaws of the Middle Class, 1993; The Middle Class and Democracy in Socio-Historical Perspective, 1995; The New Middle Class and Democracy in Global Perspective, 1996; Caring Capitalism: The New Middle Class Base for the Welfare State. EDITOR: (with A.J. Vidich) Conflict and Control: The Challenge to Legitimacy of Modern Governments, 1979; (with V. Murvar) Max Weber's Political Sociology: A Pessimistic Vision of a Rationalized World, 1984; (with R.J. Antonio) A Weber-Marx Dialogue, 1985; (with W.H. Swatus Jr., and contrib.) Charisma and Social Structure, 1985; (co-) Bureaucracy against Democracy and Socialism, 1987; (with H. Etzkowitz) The Renascence of Sociological Theory, 1989. Address: Department of Sociology and Anthropology, William Paterson College, 300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470, U.S.A.