Skocpol, Theda (Ruth)

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SKOCPOL, Theda (Ruth)

SKOCPOL, Theda (Ruth). American, b. 1947. Genres: History, Politics/ Government, Social sciences, Sociology. Career: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, assistant professor, 1975-78, associate professor, 1978-81, professor of sociology, 1986-95, professor of government and sociology, 1995-; University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, professor, 1981-84, director of Center for Study of Industrial Societies, 1982-85, professor of sociology and political science, 1984-86; writer. Publications: States and Social Revolutions, 1979; Protecting Soldiers and Mothers, 1992; Social Revolutions in the Modern World, 1994; (with K. Finegold) State and Party in America's New Deal, 1995; Social Policy in the United States: Future Possibilities in Historical Perspective, 1995; Boomerang: Clinton's Health Security Effort and the Turn against Government in U.S. Politics, 1996; The Missing Middle: Working Families and the Future of American Social Policy, 2000; Diminished Democracy: From Membership to Management in American Civic Life, 2003. EDITOR: (with M. Burawoy) Marxist Inquiries, 1982; Vision and Method in Historical Sociology, 1984; (with P.B. Evans and D. Rueschemeyer) Bringing the State Back In, 1985; (with M. Weir and A.S. Orloff) The Politics of Social Policy in the United States, 1988; (with J.L. Campbell) American Society and Politics: Institutional, Historical, and Theoretical Perspectives, 1995; (with D. Rueschemeyer) States, Social Knowledge, and the Origins of Modern Social Policies, 1996; Democracy, Revolutions, and History, 1998; (with M.P. Fiorina) Civic Engagement in American Democracy, 1999. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Department of Government, Harvard University, Littauer 233 North Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]