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Alvin Ward Gouldner

Alvin Ward Gouldner, American educator, sociologist. Member American Sociological Association, Society Psychological Study of Social Issues, Society Study of Social Problems (president 1962), Sociological Research Association.

Background

  • Gouldner, Alvin Ward was born on July 29, 1920 in New York City. Son of Louis and Estelle (Fetbrandt) Gouldner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Bernard Baruch College, 1941. Master of Arts, Columbia, 1945, Doctor of Philosophy., 1953.

    Career

    • Assistant professor sociology U. Buffalo, 1947-1951. Associate professor Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, 1952-1954. Associate professor of University Illinois at Urbana, 1954-1957, professor, 1957-1959.

      Department chairman sociology Washington University, St. Louis, 1959-1964, professor, 1959-1967, Max Weber Research professor, 1967-1980. Lecturer Free U. Berlin, 1965, Stockholm School Economics, 1965, 77, Hebrew U. Jerusalem, 1966, Warsaw (Poland) U., 1966, Goldsmith’s College, London, 1977, U. Copenhagen, 1977, U. Zagreb, 1977. Professor of University Amsterdam, 1972-1976.

      Founder, editor-in-chief Trans-Action magazine, 1963-1966. Co-founder, editor-in-chief Theory and Society, Amsterdam, 1974-1980. Editor-in-chief New Critics Press, St. Louis, 1969-1980.

      Editor Bobbs-Merrill Reprint Series, 1960-1980. Consultant editor Penguin Books, London, 1969-1974. Fellow Center Advanced Study Behavioral Sciences, 1961-1962.

    Works

    • Author: Patterns of Industrial Bureaucracy, 1954. Wildcat Strike, 1954. (with R. A. Peterson) Notes on Technology and the Moral Order, 1962.

      Enter Plato, 1965
    • Coming Crisis of Western Sociology, 1970. For Sociology, 1973
    • Dialectic of Ideology and Technology, 1976. Future of Intellectuals and Rise of New Class, 1979.

      The Two Marxisms: Contradictions and Anomalies in the Development of Theory, 1979. Editor: Studies in Leadership: Leadership and Democratic Action, 1950. Emile Durkheim’s Socialism and Saint-Simon, 1958.

      (with H.P. Gouldner) Modern Sociology, 1963. (with S.M. Entertainment Miller) Applied Sociology, 1965.

    Membership

    Member American Sociological Association, Society Psychological Study of Social Issues, Society Study of Social Problems (president 1962), Sociological Research Association.

    Connections

    • Married Janet Lee Walker, February 5, 1966. Children: Richard Lee, Alan Jeremy, Andrew Ward, Alessandra Walker.
    • father: Louis Gouldner
    • mother: Estelle (Fetbrandt) Gouldner
    • spouse: Janet Lee Walker
    • children: Richard Lee Gouldner
    • Alan Jeremy Gouldner
    • Andrew Ward Gouldner
    • Alessandra Walker Gouldner
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    Born July 29, 1920
    Died December 15, 1980
    (aged 60)
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      • Author: Patterns of Industrial Bureaucracy, 1954. Wildcat Strike, 1954. (with R. A. Peterson) Notes on Technology and the Moral Order, 1962. Enter Plato, 1965
      • Coming Crisis of Western Sociology, 1970. For Sociology, 1973
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      • Dialectic of Ideology and Technology, 1976. Future of Intellectuals and Rise of New Class, 1979. The Two Marxisms: Contradictions and Anomalies in the Development of Theory, 1979. Editor: Studies in Leadership: Leadership and Democratic Action, 1950. Emile Durkheim’s Socialism and Saint-Simon, 1958. (with H.P. Gouldner) Modern Sociology, 1963. (with S.M. Entertainment Miller) Applied Sociology, 1965.
      • Dialectic of Ideology and Technology, 1976. Future of Intellectuals and Rise of New Class, 1979.The Two Marxisms: Contradictions and Anomalies in the Development of Theory, 1979. Editor: Studies in Leadership: Leadership and Democratic Action, 1950. Emile Durkheim’s Socialism and Saint-Simon, 1958.(with H.P. Gouldner) Modern Sociology, 1963. (with S.M. Entertainment Miller) Applied Sociology, 1965.
      • Author: Patterns of Industrial Bureaucracy, 1954. Wildcat Strike, 1954. (with R. A. Peterson) Notes on Technology and the Moral Order, 1962.Enter Plato, 1965
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