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Faces in the crowd; [electronic resource] individual studies in character and politics, by David Riesman in collaboration with Nathan Glazer.

By: Riesman, David, 1909-2002.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Yale University. Studies in national policy: 4Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press, 1952Description: xii, 751 p. 25 cm.Subject(s): Personality and culture | National characteristics, American | Ethnopsychologie | Américains | Nationale kenmerken | Volkskarakter | Socialisatie (sociale wetenschappen) | Sociale veranderingDDC classification: 136.4973 Other classification: 77.99 | 71.52 | 71.41 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
A theory of character and politics: Character -- Politics -- Portraits and studies: Vestiges of tradition-direction: Does tradition-directions exist in America? -- An area in Harlem -- Youth in a trade school -- Inner-direction under pressure: The refuge -- Portrait of an inner-directed training institution -- The quiet circle vs. point of no return -- Varieties of other-direction: Portrait of an other-directed training institution -- Politics and the peer-group -- Three graduate students -- Some observations on two contrasting profiles -- Toward autonomy.
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pt. 1. A theory of character and politics: ch. 1. Character -- ch. 2. Politics -- pt. 2. Portraits and studies: ch. 3. Vestiges of tradition-direction: A. Does tradition-directions exist in America? -- B. An area in Harlem -- C. Youth in a trade school -- ch. 4. Inner-direction under pressure: A. The refuge -- B. Portrait of an inner-directed training institution -- C. The quiet circle vs. point of no return -- ch. 5. Varieties of other-direction: A. Portrait of an other-directed training institution -- B. Politics and the peer-group -- C. Three graduate students -- D. Some observations on two contrasting profiles -- ch. 6. Toward autonomy.

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