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Product Description: Neil J. Smelser, one of the most important and influential American sociologists, traces the discipline of sociology from 1969 to the early twenty-first century in Getting Sociology Right: A Half-Century of Reflections. Examining sociology as a vocation and building on the work of Talcott Parsons, Smelser discusses his views on the discipline of sociology and shows how his perspective of the field evolved in the postwar era...read more
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9780520282070 | Univ of California Pr, April 12, 2014, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Neil J.

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Product Description: During recent years social scientists have come to reaffirm that understanding almost any facet of social life requires a simultaneous understanding of how economic institutions work and how they are influenced by values and norms...read more
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9780691603490, titled "Handbook of Economic Sociology" | Princeton Univ Pr, June 1, 2014, cover price $110.50 | also contains The Handbook of Economic Sociology | About this edition: During recent years social scientists have come to reaffirm that understanding almost any facet of social life requires a simultaneous understanding of how economic institutions work and how they are influenced by values and norms.
9780691044859 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, September 1, 1995), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: During recent years social scientists have come to reaffirm that understanding almost any facet of social life requires a simultaneous understanding of how economic institutions work and how they are influenced by values and norms.

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9781400835584 | 2 edition (Princeton Univ Pr, January 15, 2010), cover price $60.00 | also contains The Handbook of Economic Sociology

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Product Description: A treatise on the theory of collective behavior, such as panic, craze, violence. Also includes the components of social action, tables of values, norms, mobilization, situational facilities, social action, strain and more.
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9780029293904 | Free Pr, June 1, 1962, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Professor Smelser defines the major types of general behavior and its general character

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9781489585400 | Createspace Independent Pub, May 30, 2013, cover price $16.50 | About this edition: A treatise on the theory of collective behavior, such as panic, craze, violence.
9780415607384 | Reprint edition (Routledge, January 21, 2011), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
9780029294000 | Free Pr, January 1, 1962, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Professor Smelser defines the major types of general behavior and its general character

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Product Description: This book is an expanded version of the Clark Kerr Lectures of 2012, delivered by Neil Smelser at the University of California at Berkeley in January and February of that year. The initial exposition is of a theory of change—labeled structural accretion—that has characterized the history of American higher education, mainly (but not exclusively) of universities...read more
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9780520275812 | Univ of California Pr, March 15, 2013, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This book is an expanded version of the Clark Kerr Lectures of 2012, delivered by Neil Smelser at the University of California at Berkeley in January and February of that year.

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Product Description: First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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9780415381376 | Reprint edition (Routledge, February 1, 2006), cover price $265.00 | About this edition: First Published in 2005.
9780751201635 | Reprint edition (Gregg Revivals, June 1, 1994), cover price $84.95 | About this edition: This study applies a structural-differentiation model of social change to the industrial revolution in cotton manufacturing in Great Britain, 1770-1840, examining both the industry itself and the family structure of the working classes within it.

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9780415511674 | Routledge, June 21, 2012, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: First published in 2005.

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Product Description: Terrorism is the most clear and present danger we confront today, yet no phenomenon is more poorly understood by policymakers, the media, and the general public. The Faces of Terrorism is the first serious interdisciplinary examination of terrorism in all its facets...read more
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9780691133089 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 30, 2007, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Terrorism is the most clear and present danger we confront today, yet no phenomenon is more poorly understood by policymakers, the media, and the general public.

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Product Description: These invaluable essays offer an insider’s perspective on three decades at a major American university during a time of political turmoil. Neil J. Smelser, who spent thirty-six years as a professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, sheds new light on a full range of the issues that dominated virtually all institutions of higher learning during the second half of the twentieth century...read more
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9780520260962 | Univ of California Pr, March 4, 2010, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: These invaluable essays offer an insider’s perspective on three decades at a major American university during a time of political turmoil.

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Product Description: This bold and innovative book traces the phenomenon of the "odyssey" experience as it shapes, informs, and defines our lives. Drawing on an astonishing range of examples, Neil J. Smelser focuses on how such experiences enhance our lives and provide us with meaning and dignity...read more
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9780520258976 | Univ of California Pr, March 5, 2009, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: This bold and innovative book traces the phenomenon of the "odyssey" experience as it shapes, informs, and defines our lives.

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By Neil J. Smelser (editor)
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Miscellaneous:

9780080548050 | 2 edition (Elsevier Science, December 23, 2007), cover price $0.04

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Product Description: The foundation of this volume is the notion that the several processes of change constituting economic and social development are systematically interrelated. The essence of development is the appearance of rapid rates of increases in many different indices--output per capita, political participation, literacy and the like...read more
By Seymour Martin Lipset (editor) and Neil J. Smelser (editor)
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9780829009101 | Irvington Pub, May 1, 1982, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: The foundation of this volume is the notion that the several processes of change constituting economic and social development are systematically interrelated.

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9780202307992, titled "Social Structure & Mobility in Economic Development" | Aldine De Gruyter, June 1, 2005, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: The foundation of this volume is the notion that the several processes of change constituting economic and social development are systematically interrelated.

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Product Description: In this collaboratively authored work, five distinguished sociologists develop an ambitious theoretical model of "cultural trauma"—and on this basis build a new understanding of how social groups interact with emotion to create new and binding understandings of social responsibility...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780520235946 | Univ of California Pr, March 1, 2004, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: In this collaboratively authored work, five distinguished sociologists develop an ambitious theoretical model of "cultural trauma"—and on this basis build a new understanding of how social groups interact with emotion to create new and binding understandings of social responsibility.

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9780520235953 | Univ of California Pr, March 1, 2004, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: In this collaboratively authored work, five distinguished sociologists develop an ambitious theoretical model of "cultural trauma"—and on this basis build a new understanding of how social groups interact with emotion to create new and binding understandings of social responsibility.

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Product Description: The Los Angeles Times called the first volume of The Gold and the Blue "a major contribution to our understanding of American research universities." This second of two volumes continues the story of one of the last century's most influential figures in higher education...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780520236417 | Univ of California Pr, February 1, 2003, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: The Los Angeles Times called the first volume of The Gold and the Blue "a major contribution to our understanding of American research universities.

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Product Description: The events and aftermath of September 11, 2001, profoundly changed the course of history of the nation. They also brought the phenomenon known as terrorism to the forefront of the nation's consciousness. As it became thus focused, the limits of scientific understanding of terrorism and the capacity to develop policies to deal with it became even more evident...read more
By Faith Mitchell (editor) and Neil J. Smelser (editor)
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9780309086127 | Natl Academy Pr, November 1, 2002, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: The events and aftermath of September 11, 2001, profoundly changed the course of history of the nation.

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By William H. Allaway and Neil J. Smelser (foreword by)
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9780877724032 | Univ of California Inst of, October 1, 2002, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: This report addresses the question of what terrorists hold in value. This question is posed in order to assess some means and strategies for deterring, deflecting, or preventing terrorist activities. The report approaches the question on several levels, moving from the use of short-term deterrent strategies to the modification of the broader contexts and conditions conducive to terrorist activities in the long run...read more
By Faith Mitchell, National Research Council (other contributor) and Neil J. Smelser (editor)
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9780309085304 | Natl Academy Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: This report addresses the question of what terrorists hold in value.

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Product Description: This Encyclopedia is the first attempt in a generation to map the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale. Not since the publication in 1968 of the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, edited by David L. Sills, has there been such an ambitious project to describe the state of the art in all the fields encompassed within the social and behavioral sciences...read more
By Paul B. Baltes (editor) and Neil J. Smelser (editor)
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9780080430768 | Pergamon Pr, November 22, 2001, cover price $17180.00 | About this edition: This Encyclopedia is the first attempt in a generation to map the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale.

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Product Description: One of the last century's most influential figures in higher education, Clark Kerr was a leading visionary, architect, leader, and fighter for the University of California. Chancellor of the Berkeley campus from 1952 to 1958 and president of the university from 1958 to 1967, Kerr saw the university through its golden years--a time of both great advancement and great conflict...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Clark Kerr and Neil J. Smelser (foreword by)
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9780520223677 | Univ of California Pr, September 1, 2001, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: One of the last century's most influential figures in higher education, Clark Kerr was a leading visionary, architect, leader, and fighter for the University of California.

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Product Description: Talcott Parsons Today offers a reappraisal—and extension—of the work of the most significant and influential twentieth-century sociologist. The volume consists of original essays by prominent Parsons scholars from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and Germany...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Neil J. Smelser (foreword by) and A. Javier Trevino (editor)
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9780742509573 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 1, 2001, cover price $119.00 | About this edition: Talcott Parsons Today offers a reappraisal—and extension—of the work of the most significant and influential twentieth-century sociologist.

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Product Description: Talcott Parsons Today offers a reappraisal-and extension-of the work of the most significant and influential twentieth-century sociologist. The volume consists of original essays by prominent Parsons scholars from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and Germany...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Willaim Buxton (contributor), Lawrence T. Nichols (contributor), Neil J. Smelser (foreword by) and A. Javier Trevino (editor)
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9780742509580 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 1, 2001, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Talcott Parsons Today offers a reappraisal-and extension-of the work of the most significant and influential twentieth-century sociologist.

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Product Description: This new edition introduces the social science audiences of a new century to one of the classic highlights of the mid-twentieth century. This is the most general statement of the general theory of action as it was developed by its principle exponent, Talcott Parsons, and his close collaborators who formed the core of the fabled department of social relations at Harvard University...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780765807182 | Abridged edition (Transaction Pub, May 1, 2001), cover price $36.95 | About this edition: This new edition introduces the social science audiences of a new century to one of the classic highlights of the mid-twentieth century.

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Product Description: The 20th Century has been marked by enormous change in terms of how we define race. In large part, we have thrown out the antiquated notions of the 1800s, giving way to a more realistic, sociocultural view of the world. The United States is, perhaps more than any other industrialized country, distinguished by the size and diversity of its racial and ethnic minority populations...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Faith Mitchell (editor), Neil J. Smelser (editor) and William Julius Wilson (editor)
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9780309068406 | Natl Academy Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The 20th Century has been marked by enormous change in terms of how we define race.
9780309068383 | Natl Academy Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The 20th Century has been marked by enormous change in terms of how we define race.

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Product Description: In the not-so-far future, there will most likely be no single majority group in the United States. How will will the nation fare when race-based issues such as immigration, job opportunities, and affirmative action remain so contentious today? In this text, leading scholars and commentators explore past and current trends among African Americans, Mexican Americans, Asian Americans, and Native Americans in the context of a white majority...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780309068390 | Natl Academy Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: In the not-so-far future, there will most likely be no single majority group in the United States.

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Product Description: The 20th Century has been marked by enormous change in terms of how we define race. In large part, we have thrown out the antiquated notions of the 1800s, giving way to a more realistic, sociocultural view of the world. The United States is, perhaps more than any other industrialized country, distinguished by the size and diversity of its racial and ethnic minority populations...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Faith Mitchell (editor), Neil J. Smelser (editor) and William Julius Wilson (editor)
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9780309064958 | Natl Academy Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The 20th Century has been marked by enormous change in terms of how we define race.

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Product Description: Never before has the legitimacy of a dominant American culture been so hotly contested as over the past two decades. Familiar terms such as culture wars, multiculturalism, moral majority, and family values all suggest a society fragmented by the issue of cultural diversity...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jeffrey C. Alexander (editor) and Neil J. Smelser (editor)
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9780691004365 | Princeton Univ Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Never before has the legitimacy of a dominant American culture been so hotly contested as over the past two decades.

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9780691004372 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 12, 1999, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Never before has the legitimacy of a dominant American culture been so hotly contested as over the past two decades.

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Product Description: First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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9780415177993 | Routledge, May 1, 1999, cover price $410.00 | About this edition: First Published in 1998.

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