Article ID: CBB000083421

A world from brave to new: Talcott Parsons and the war effort at Harvard University (1999)


Description “This article argues that for Parsons and some of his colleagues at Harvard, the Second World War and the postwar period provided a context in which their work contributed to the transformation from totalitarianism to democracy in Central Europe and Japan.”

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Authors & Contributors
Parsons, Talcott
Buxton, William J.
Johnston, Barry V.
Nichols, Lawrence T.
Holmwood, John
Geissler, Rainer
American Sociologist
Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie
British Journal of Sociology
American Journal of Sociology
Sociological Inquiry
Routledge & Kegan Paul
Barnes & Noble
Presses Universitaires de France
State University of New York Press
Transaction Publishers
Harvard University Press
Social sciences
Discipline formation
Human sciences
Social psychology
Social relations; social groups
Parsons, Talcott
Skinner, Burrhus Frederic
Sorokin, Pitirim Aleksandrovich
Simmel, Georg
Goffman, Erving
Garfinkel, Harold
North America: United States; Canada
United States
Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
20th century
Harvard University

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