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Lenski, Gerhard 1924-2015

Overview
Works: 62 works in 373 publications in 7 languages and 6,805 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  History  Sermons  Prayers and devotions  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree
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Most widely held works by Gerhard Lenski
Human societies; a macrolevel introduction to sociology by Gerhard Lenski( Book )

105 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the study of social systems within societies
The religious factor; a sociological study of religion's impact on politics, economics, and family life by Gerhard Lenski( Book )

45 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in English and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1961
Power and privilege; a theory of social stratification by Gerhard Lenski( Book )

45 editions published between 1966 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Power and Privilege seeks to answer the central question of the field of social stratification: Who gets what and why? Using a dialectical view of the development of thought in the discipline, Gerhard Lenski describes the outlines of an emerging synthesis of theories. He shows that perspectives as diverse and contradictory as those of Marx, Spencer, Sumner, Veblen, Mosca, Pareto, Sorokin, Parsons, and Dahrendorf are parts of an evolving and systematic body of theory"--amazon.com
Ecological-Evolutionary theory : principles and applications by Gerhard Lenski( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For forty years, in a variety of books and articles, Gerhard Lenski has become the most influential proponent of ecological and evolutionary explanations of human societies, their development and transformations, from the Stone Age to the present. In his newest book, Lenski offers a succinct but comprehensive statement of the full body of his theory followed by demonstration of how it can be used to generate new and valuable insights when applied to a set of highly diverse issues. These include debates concerning the origin of ancient Israel and it distinctive culture, the rise of the West in the modern era, the highly varied trajectories of development of Third World nations in recent decades, and the failure of Marxist efforts to transform society in the Soviet Union and elsewhere. In the concluding chapter, Lenski discusses a number of other issues and areas where ecological-evolutionary theory may be fruitfully applied in the future."--Publisher's description
Current issues and research in macrosociology( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macht und Privileg : eine Theorie d. sozialen Schichtung by Gerhard Lenski( Book )

19 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion und Realität : eine Untersuchung über den Stellenwert der Religion in einer Industriegroßstadt by Gerhard Lenski( Book )

9 editions published in 1967 in German and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El factor religioso : una encuesta sociológica by Gerhard Lenski( Book )

20 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When God gave Easter by Gerhard Lenski( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human societies : an introd. to macrosociology by Gerhard Lenski( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The praise of Him who died by Gerhard Lenski( Book )

in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let us keep Lent by Gerhard Lenski( Book )

2 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociedades humanas : introducción a la macrosociología by Gerhard Lenski( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poder y privilegio : teoría de la estratificación social by Gerhard Lenski( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1993 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detroit Area Study, 1958: The Religious Factor by Gerhard Lenski( )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of 656 respondents in the Detroit metropolitan area provides information on their religious attitudes and activities, as well as their economic and political attitudes and behavior. Respondents were asked about their belief in God and in life after death, the effects of their religious beliefs on their political beliefs, and the kinds of issues religious leaders should take a public stand on. Several questions probed respondents' views of other religious groups, as well as their attitudes on such issues as gambling, birth control, and the use of alcohol. Other topics covered include: information about respondents' economic behaviors such as saving and purchases on installment plans, respondents' opinions of government take-over of large industries and greater involvement in education and housing, respondents' attitudes toward income-earning work, science, degree of free speech, and racial equity, inter-group images, family and child-rearing patterns, welfare legislation, civil liberties, international relations, legislation on moral issues, doctrinal orthodoxy, devotionalism, and the effects of religion on politics as well as on daily life. Demographic variables specify age, sex, race, education, place of birth, marital status, number of children, length of time at present residence, religion, political party affiliation, income, occupation, original nationality of husband's and wife's family, home ownership, social class identification, and length of residence in the Detroit area. More information about the Detroit Area Studies project is available on this Web site. Cf.: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07279.v3
Macht und Privileg by Gerhard Lenski( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1958 Detroit area study : religion in the metropolitan community by Gerhard Lenski( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La desigualdad social : teorías de la estratificación y la movilidad sociales by Claudio Stern( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The religious factor by Gerhard Lenski( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studying : Human societies : a primer and guide : a student supplement for Human societies, eleventh edition, Patrick Nolan, Gerhard Lenski by Patrick Nolan( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Power and privilege; a theory of social stratification
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Power and privilege; a theory of social stratificationEcological-Evolutionary theory : principles and applicationsHuman societies : an introd. to macrosociologyStudying : Human societies : a primer and guide : a student supplement for Human societies, eleventh edition, Patrick Nolan, Gerhard Lenski
Alternative Names
Gerhard Lenski Amerikaans socioloog (1924-2015)

Gerhard Lenski sociòleg estatunidenc

Gerhard Lenski sociólogo estadounidense

Gerhard Lenski sociologue américain

Gerhard Lenski US-amerikanischer Soziologe

Gerhard Lenski usona sociologo

Lenski, Gerhard.

Lenski, Gerhard 1924-

Lenski, Gerhard 1924-2015

Lenski, Gerhard E.

Lenski, Gerhard E. 1924-

Lenski, Gerhard E. 1924-2015

Lenski, Gerhard E. (Gerhard Emmanuel), 1924-

Lenski, Gerhard E. (Gerhard Emmanuel), 1924-2015

Lenski, Gerhard Emmanuel 1924-

Lenski, Gerhard Emmanuel, 1924-2015

Ленски, Джерард

格哈德·倫斯基

Languages
English (259)

Spanish (27)

German (22)

Swedish (4)

Chinese (2)

Turkish (1)

Italian (1)