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George Herbert Mead on Social Psychology
     

George Herbert Mead on Social Psychology

by George Herbert Mead, Anselm Strauss (Editor)
 

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One of the most brilliantly original of American pragmatists, George Herbert Mead published surprisingly few major papers and not a single book during his lifetime. Yet his influence on American sociology and social psychology since World War II has been exceedingly strong.

This volume is a revised and enlarged edition of the book formerly published under the

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One of the most brilliantly original of American pragmatists, George Herbert Mead published surprisingly few major papers and not a single book during his lifetime. Yet his influence on American sociology and social psychology since World War II has been exceedingly strong.

This volume is a revised and enlarged edition of the book formerly published under the title The Social Psychology of George Herbert Mead. It contains selections from Mead's posthumous books: Mind, Self, and Society; Movements of Thought in the Nineteenth Century; The Philosophy of the Act; and The Philosophy of the Present, together with an incisive, newly revised, introductory essay by Anselm Strauss on the importance of Mead for contemporary social psychology.

"Required reading for the social scientist."—Milton L. Barron, Nation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226516646
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
11/28/1964
Series:
The Heritage of Sociology Series: Midway Reprint

Meet the Author


Anselm Strauss (1916-1996) was a professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco. He is a coauthor of Social Organization of Medical Work, published by the University of Chicago Press, as well as the author of many other works.

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