One Life: The Free Academic

One Life: The Free Academic

by Max Kaplan
     
 

This book is an account of high points in the long career of this eighty-six-year-old international sociologist: his youth in Milwaukee; forty-three years as a professor at universities in Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, Florida, and Maryland; lectures and consultations in the United States and Europe; solo violinist, chamber-music performer, and symphony-orchestra… See more details below

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This book is an account of high points in the long career of this eighty-six-year-old international sociologist: his youth in Milwaukee; forty-three years as a professor at universities in Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, Florida, and Maryland; lectures and consultations in the United States and Europe; solo violinist, chamber-music performer, and symphony-orchestra member; and twenty-seven books and hundreds of journal articles on topics such as leisure, the arts, and gerontology. Primarily, this volume presents a general narration of the author's long career as a sociologist as it touched on the increasing interaction between the American university and the larger society through consultations, basic research, writings, workshops, and so on.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838637371
Publisher:
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
229
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

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