Smelser, Neil Joseph

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SMELSER, Neil Joseph

SMELSER, Neil Joseph. American, b. 1930. Genres: Sociology. Career: University of California, Berkeley, assistant professor, 1958-60, associate professor, 1960-62, professor, 1962-72, assistant chancellor for educational development, 1966-68, university professor of sociology, 1972-94; Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Stanford), director, 1994-2001. Publications: (with T. Parsons) Economy and Society, 1956; Social Change in the Industrial Revolution, 1959; Theory of Collective Behavior, 1962; The Sociology of Economic Life, 1963; Essays in Sociological Explanation, 1968; Sociological Theory: A Contemporary View, 1971; (with G. Almond) Public Higher Education in California, 1973; (with S. Warner) Sociological Theory: Historical and Formal, 1976; Comparative Methods in Social Science, 1976; (with R. Content) The Changing Academic Market, 1980; Sociology, 1981; Social Paralysis and Social Change, 1991; Problematics of Sociology, 1997; The Social Edges of Psychoanalysis, 1998. EDITOR: (with W.T. Smelser) Personality and Social Systems, 1963; (with S.M. Lipset) Social Structure and Mobility in Economic Development, 1967; Sociology, 1967; Karl on Society and Social Change, 1972; (with E.H. Erikson) Themes of Work and Love in Adulthood, 1980; Handbook of Sociology, 1988; Handbook of Economic Sociology, 1994; (with P.B. Baltes) International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2001. Address: 109 Hillcrest Rd, Berkeley, CA 94705, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]