General explanations of those varieties of inequality which have decisive consequences for observable events are still in demand. But whoever embarks on the search will find Lenski's imaginative and substantial work an indispensable guide.Ralf Dahrendorf, American Sociological Review
Power and Privilege: A Theory of Social Stratificationby Gerhard E. Lenski
Using a dialectical view of the development of thought in the discipline, Gerhard Lenski describes the outlines of an emerging synthesis of theories.
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Gerhard E. Lenski is Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is author of The Religious Factor: A Sociological Study of Religion's Impact on Politics and, with Jean Lenski, Human Societies.
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