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Coser, Lewis A. 1913-2003

Overview
Works: 141 works in 948 publications in 8 languages and 22,126 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Essays  Literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Speaker
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Most widely held works by Lewis A Coser
The functions of social conflict by Lewis A Coser( Book )

136 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 3,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The positive values of conflict for all societies come to light in this study. The author reveals how conflicts fulfill social functions such as maintenance of group boundaries and the prevention of the withdrawl of members from a group. Critical of the view that conflict is dysfunctional, he demonstrates its inadequacies. In a series of basic propositions distilled from the theories of George Simmel, Mr. Coser clarifies the functions of social conflict. These propsitions are extended and related to such theories as those of psychoanalysis and empirical research."--Back cover
Sociological theory: a book of readings by Lewis A Coser( Book )

139 editions published between 1957 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 2,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masters of sociological thought; ideas in historical and social context by Lewis A Coser( Book )

37 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in English and held by 2,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociology through literature : an introductory reader by Lewis A Coser( Book )

34 editions published between 1963 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture -- Social control -- Socialization -- The self and the other -- Status and role -- Stratification -- Power and authority -- Bureaucracy -- The sociology of politics -- Urban sociology -- The family -- Sociology of religion -- Race relations -- Collective behavior--the crowd -- Deviant behavior -- Anomie
Continuities in the study of social conflict by Lewis A Coser( Book )

32 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and Spanish and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men of ideas; a sociologist's view by Lewis A Coser( Book )

48 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical analysis of groups and individuals influential in literary, social and political life, including a section on intellectuals of contemporary America
The Idea of social structure : papers in honor of Robert K. Merton by Lewis A Coser( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in English and Portuguese and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Written and compiled by friends and former students, The Idea of Social Structure honors Robert K. Merton, considered one of the premier sociologists of the twentieth century. Along with Talcott Parsons and Marion J. Levy, Merton was emphatic in his use of the term "social structure"--However different they were in defining and refining the term. The chapters in this volume address many of Merton's diverse sociological theories and, in turn, his theories' impact upon a very large sociological territory. The volume includes major statements on the context of working with Merton by Lewis A. Coser, Paul F. Lazarsfeld, Robert A. Nisbet, and Seymour Martin Lipset, as well as memorable statements covering Merton's interests in the sociology of knowledge and science, planning communities, medical education, relative deprivation, everyday life, political roles, and communication media. This is a powerful sourcebook for understanding the work of Merton and of his intellectual successors. Nisbet called the decade of the 1930s among the most vital and creative periods in American history. It was certainly a period of intense struggle--political, military, and ideological. But the formation of modern sociology was without question one of the crowning achievements in the scientific evolution of the century. The volume is sharply focused on Merton's work and deeply appreciative of the nature of his contribution. It is a landmark effort in the study of sociology as history."--Publisher's description
Refugee scholars in America : their impact and their experiences by Lewis A Coser( Book )

12 editions published in 1984 in English and German and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over de bijdragen aan het proces van internationalisering van de wetenschap door de uit Europa voor het naziregime gevluchte intellectuelen
Books : the culture and commerce of publishing by Lewis A Coser( Book )

22 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Uses of controversy in sociology : [papers] by Lewis A Coser( Book )

17 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new conservatives : a critique from the left by Lewis A Coser( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 1979 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15 essays in which the intellectual left speak out on conservative political thought and action in American today
Greedy institutions; patterns of undivided commitment by Lewis A Coser( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 1978 in English and Spanish and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American Communist Party : a critical history, 1919-1957 by Irving Howe( Book )

19 editions published between 1957 and 1971 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On collective memory by Maurice Halbwachs( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do we use our mental images of the present to reconstruct our past? Maurice Halbwachs (1877-1945) addressed this question for the first time in his work on collective memory, which established him as a major figure in the history of sociology. This volume, the first comprehensive English- language translation of Halbwach's writings on the social construction of memory, fills a major gap in the literature on the sociology of knowledge. Halbwachs' primary thesis is that human memory can only function within a collective context. Collective memory, Halbwachs asserts, is always selective; various groups of people have different collective memories, which in turn give rise to different modes of behavior. Halbwachs shows, for example, how pilgrims to the Holy Land over the centuries evoked very different images of the events of Jesus' life; how wealthy old families in France have a memory of the past that diverges sharply from that of the nouveaux riches; and how working class constructions of reality differ from those of their middle-class counterparts
Georg Simmel by Lewis A Coser( Book )

16 editions published in 1965 in 3 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliographical footnotes."Simmel's books in German and English": p. 180-182
The American Communist Party : a critical history by Irving Howe( Book )

25 editions published between 1957 and 1974 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political sociology; selected essays by Lewis A Coser( Book )

24 editions published between 1960 and 1976 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On work, race, and the sociological imagination by Everett C Hughes( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pleasures of sociology by Lewis A Coser( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to sociology by Lewis A Coser( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Cohen, Ludwig 1913-2003

Cohn, Ludwig 1913-2003

Coser, L. A. 1913-2003

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Kesai 1913-2003

Kesai, L. 1913-2003

Kesai, L. (Liuyisi), 1913-2003

Kesai, Liuyisi A. 1913-2003

Kese, Liuyisi A. 1913-2003

Khōsœ̄, Liuʻit ʻĒ. 1913-2003

Kʻojŏ, Luisŭ 1913-2003

Kʻoujŏ, Luisŭ A. 1913-2003

Kōzā, L. A. 1913-2003

Kōzā, Ruisu 1913-2003

Kozer, Liuīs 1913-2003

Kūzir, Lūīs 1913-2003

Lewis A. Coser American sociologist

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Козер, Льюис

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Masters of sociological thought; ideas in historical and social contextMen of ideas; a sociologist's viewRefugee scholars in America : their impact and their experiencesGreedy institutions; patterns of undivided commitmentOn collective memoryOn work, race, and the sociological imaginationIntroduction to sociology