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Change and Stability: A Cross-national Analysis of Social Structure and Personality / Edition 1
     

Change and Stability: A Cross-national Analysis of Social Structure and Personality / Edition 1

by Melvin L. Kohn
 

ISBN-10: 1594511764

ISBN-13: 9781594511769

Pub. Date: 08/28/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In societies that experience rapid social transformation, does an individual's social position have a major influence on their personality? Exploring this, and related questions, Melvin Kohn presents a detailed overview of how social structure relates to personality in a variety of different countries in vastly different political and social contexts. Case studies

Overview

In societies that experience rapid social transformation, does an individual's social position have a major influence on their personality? Exploring this, and related questions, Melvin Kohn presents a detailed overview of how social structure relates to personality in a variety of different countries in vastly different political and social contexts. Case studies include the US, communist Poland, Japan, and Poland and the Ukraine during their transition to capitalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594511769
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Social Structure and Personality under Conditions of Apparent Social Stability: The United States, Japan, and Poland

2. Doing Social Research under Conditions of Radical Social Change: The Biography of an Ongoing Research Project

3. Rationale and Research Design for the Comparative Study of Poland and Ukraine under Conditions of Radical Social Change

4. Class, Stratification, and Personality under Conditions of Radical Social Change: A Comparative Analysis of Poland and Ukraine

5. Extending the Analysis to the Nonemployed: Part 1. Complexity of Activities and Personality under Conditions of Radical Social Change

6. Extending the Analysis to the Nonemployed: Part 2. Structural Location and Personality during the Transformation of Poland and Ukraine

7. Social Structure and Personality during the Process of Radical Social Change: A Study of Ukraine in Transition

8. Reflections

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