The Lonely Crowd

The Lonely Crowd

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Abridged and revised with a Forward by professor Todd Gitlin, qThe Lonely Crowdq is indispensable reading for anyone who wishes to understand the social character of the United States. Its now-classic analysis of the qnew middle classq opens exciting new dimensions in our understanding of the psychological, political, and economic problems that confront the individual in contemporary American society.... no management planning in any one company can completely smooth out and routinize the pressure resulting from their innovations. ... These were relatively impersonal services, even when, in the case of the lawyers, the services included buyinga€”for cash on the ... or both of the two types of prevailing nexus: one, the family-status-connection nexus which persisted from earlier times in the smalleranbsp;...

Title:The Lonely Crowd
Author:David Riesman, Todd Gitlin, Nathan Glazer, Reuel Denney
Publisher:Yale University Press - 2001-02-08


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