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Journeys in Sociology


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Acknowledgments Introduction * Rosalyn Benjamin Darling Part I: Children of the Great Depression 1. Toward a Sociology of the Future * Wendell Bell 2. Semper Sociology * Edward A. Tiryakian 3. Three Lives in Two Americas * Robert Perrucci 4. The Life Course of My Career * Glen H. Elder Jr. 5. Six Sociologists from Wayne County, Ohio * Janet Zollinger Giele 6. The Sociological Consequences of Choosing Radical Parents: The Political, the Personal, and the Professional * Peter Mandel Hall 7. My Professional Life: A Brief Memoir * Thomas Scheff 8. My Life in Sociology, Sociology in My Life * Elinore E. Lurie 9 Have You Noticed ... ? * Corinne Kirchner Part II: Coming of Age in the Postwar Years 10. A Life in Sociology * Charles S. Green III 11. Permission Slip for Life as an Applied Sociologist * Arthur Shostak 12. What's It All About? Reflections on Meaning in a Career * Gary T. Marx 13. My Journey with Sociology * Joyce E. Williams 14. Sociology, Politics, and Policy * David J. Armor 15. The Last of Life for Which the First Was Made * Debra Kaufman 16. A Sociological Memoirist * Fred L. Pincus 17. Retiree * Natalie J. Sokoloff 18. Spreading the Sociological Imagination to Lay Audiences * David R. Simon 19. Networking across Stages of a Career * Elizabeth Higginbotham 20. The Impact of Sociology on One Man's Life * Henry Fischer Conclusion * Peter J. Stein Contributors Index

About the Author

Rosalyn Benjamin Darling is Professor Emerita, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Visiting Scholar, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and the author of ten books including Disability and Identity: Negotiating Self in a Changing Society. Peter J. Stein is Professor Emeritus, William Paterson University and Senior Researcher at the University of North Carolina Institute on Aging. He is the editor of The Forum on North Carolina's Aging Workforce, and co-author, with Elizabeth Markson, of Social Gerontology: Issues and Prospects.

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