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Mills, C. Wright (Charles Wright) 1916-1962

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Works: 345 works in 2,289 publications in 16 languages and 44,163 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Translator, Dedicatee, Originator, Other, Creator, wpr
Classifications: H33, 301
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The power elite by C. Wright Mills( Book )

234 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1956, this text is widely regarded as a contemporary classic of social science and social criticism. The author examines and critiques the organization of power in the United States, calling attention to three firmly interlocked prongs of power: the military, corporate, and political elite. This text can be read as an account of what was taking place in America at the time it was written, but its underlying question of whether America is as democratic in practice as it is in theory continues to matter very much today. What this text informed readers of in 1956 was how much the organization of power in America had changed during their lifetimes; Alan Wolfe's afterword to this new edition discusses how much more has changed since then. Wolfe sorts out what is helpful in this book and which of Mill's predictions have not come to bear, laying out the radical changes in American capitalism, from intense global competition and the collapse of communism to rapid technological transformations and ever changing consumer tastes
The sociological imagination by C. Wright Mills( Book )

276 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 3,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, the author set forth his views on how social science should be pursued. The book took issue with the ascendant schools of sociology in the United States, calling for a humanist sociology connecting the social, personal, and historical dimensions of our lives. The author's view is a way of looking at the world that can see links between the apparently private problems of the individual and important social issues. This new edition contains an afterword by a current leading sociologist in which he considers the contributions the author made with his original work, and examines how his research relates to American society today
From Max Weber : Essays in sociology by Max Weber( Book )

171 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Weber (1864-1920) was one of the most prolific and influential sociologists of the twentieth century. This classic collection draws together his key papers. This edition contains a new preface by Professor Bryan S. Turner
White collar; the American middle classes by C. Wright Mills( Book )

128 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is considered a standard on the subject of the new middle class in twentieth-century America. This landmark volume demonstrates how the conditions and styles of middle class life, originating from elements of both the newer lower and upper classes, represent modern society as a whole. By examining white-collar life, the author aimed to learn something about what was becoming more typically American than the once-famous Western frontier character. He painted a picture instead of a society that had evolved into a business-based milieu, viewing America instead as a great salesroom, an enormous file, and a new universe of management
Power, politics, and people : the collected essays of C. Wright Mills by C. Wright Mills( Book )

113 editions published between 1963 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 2,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character and social structure : the psychology of social institutions by Hans Gerth( Book )

65 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and German and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a ... synthesis of much hitherto-scattered data, the authors give new meaning to the continuing debate over the relative importance of heredity and environment"--Back cover
Images of man : the classic tradition in sociological thinking by C. Wright Mills( Book )

26 editions published between 1960 and 1970 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Marxists by C. Wright Mills( Book )

119 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The causes of World War Three by C. Wright Mills( Book )

81 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in 6 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new sociology; essays in social science and social theory, in honor of C. Wright Mills by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

39 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in English and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociology and pragmatism: the higher learning in America by C. Wright Mills( Book )

45 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The whole book is up to date and available on the pragmatic movement ... the whole style of thought, the scope of the undertaking, the very strength of the methodology, all add to what has to be considered a major contribution to the American intellectual scene
The new men of power : America's labor leaders by C. Wright Mills( Book )

30 editions published between 1948 and 2001 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Listen, Yankee; the revolution in Cuba by C. Wright Mills( Book )

46 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in 5 languages and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documento único para entender la revolución cubana. El autor expone, en forma de cartas, los diversos aspectos de la revolución y define cada uno de los pasos que los líderes del Movimiento 26 de julio han dado frente a la actitud política de los Estados Unidos
The Puerto Rican journey; New York's newest migrants by C. Wright Mills( Book )

21 editions published between 1950 and 1967 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'imagination sociologique by C. Wright Mills( Book )

26 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in French and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The politics of truth : selected writings of C. Wright Mills by C. Wright Mills( Book )

14 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first collection of C. Wright Mills's rare and out-of-print papers and articles for the 21st century, selected and introduced by intellectual historian John Summers
Les Cols blancs : essai sur les classes moyennes américaines by C. Wright Mills( Book )

17 editions published between 1966 and 1971 in French and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Elite du pouvoir. [The Power elite] by C. Wright Mills( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in French and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters and autobiographical writings by C. Wright Mills( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the leading public intellectuals of twentieth-century America and a pioneering and brilliant social scientist, C. Wright Mills left a legacy of interdisciplinary and hard-hitting work, including two books that changed the way many people viewed their lives and the structure of power in the United States: White Collar (1951) and The Power Elite (1956). Mills persistently challenged the status quo within his profession - as in The Sociological Imagination (1959) - and within his country, until his untimely death in 1962. This collection of letters and writings, edited by his daughters, allows readers to see behind Mills's public persona for the first time." "This volume charts his journey from Waco, Texas, to New York City and his professorship at Columbia College, from political discussions in Greenwich Village to interviews with intellectual dissidents in Eastern Europe and the newly empowered revolutionaries in Cuba." "Mills's letters to prominent figures - including Saul Alinsky, Daniel Bell, Lewis Coser, Carlos Fuentes, Hans Gerth, Irving Howe, Dwight Macdonald, Robert K. Merton, Ralph Miliband, William Miller, David Riesman, and Harvey Swados - are joined by his letters to family members, letter-essays to an imaginary friend in Russia, personal narratives by his daughters, and annotations drawing on published and unpublished material, including the FBI file on Mills."--Jacket
The world of C. Wright Mills by Herbert Aptheker( Book )

4 editions published between 1960 and 1977 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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C. Wright Mills

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מילס, צ'ארלס רייט

מילס, צ'רלס ריט 1916-1962

צ'ארלס רייט מילס

צ'ארלס רייט מילס סוציולוג אמריקאי

ריט מילס, צ'רלז

رايت ميلز، 1916-1962

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미루즈 1916-1962

밀스, C. W. 1916-1962

밀스, C. 라이트 1916-1962

밀스, 씨. 라이트 1916-1962

밀즈, C. W. 1916-1962

밀즈, C. 라이트 1916-1962

밀즈, 라이트 1916-1962

밀즈, 찰스 라이트 1916-1962

찰스 라이트 밀스

ミルズ, C. W.

ミルズ, C. ライト

ミルズ, ライト

ライト・ミルズ

赖特·米尔斯

Languages
English (1,248)

Spanish (130)

French (62)

German (34)

Chinese (23)

Portuguese (12)

Japanese (10)

Dutch (8)

Polish (7)

Turkish (7)

Korean (5)

Catalan (5)

Hungarian (4)

Italian (4)

Russian (3)

Arabic (1)

Covers
The sociological imaginationFrom Max Weber : Essays in sociologyWhite collar; the American middle classesCharacter and social structure : the psychology of social institutionsThe new men of power : America's labor leadersThe politics of truth : selected writings of C. Wright MillsLetters and autobiographical writings