Culture and social character

the work of David Riesman reviewed.
  • 466 Pages
  • 0.63 MB
  • English
Free Press of Glencoe] , [New York
Riesman, David, -- 1909- The lonely crowd, Soci
SeriesContinuities in social research
ContributionsLowenthal, Leo,
LC ClassificationsBF755 A5 R525 1962
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14057832M

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Section I. What is social psychoanalysis. Dreaming America/American Dreams 2. Claude Fischer's recent book, "Made in America: A Social History of American Culture and Character" () examines American life from colonial days to the present to explore whether there is a distinctively American character and experience and if so whether that experience has somehow been lost or diminished with by:   A Social Character.

A reader will likely infer that a book subtitled Love’s Prophet will not be a scathing critique of the subject’s intellectual worldviews and cultural analyses. OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages 24 cm. Contents: I. Riesman in perspective. David Riesman and interpretive sociology / Paul Kecskemeti --National character and the science of anthropology / Margaret Mead --Humanistic perspectives of The lonely crowd / Leo Lowenthal --Values in The lonely crowd: ascent or descent of man?/ Arthur Brodbeck --Individual character and social.

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For information on purchasing the book—from bookstores or here online—please go to the webpage for Made in America. Quiet Revolution: Culture of Character business meetings and social events, our culture in America has transformed from a “culture of character” to a “culture of personality.”.

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