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Who is Alvin Gouldner?
Alvin Gouldner a.k.a. Alvin Ward Gouldner taught sociology at Antioch College and was professor of sociology at Washington University in St. Louis, at the University at Buffalo, President of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, professor of sociology at the University of Amsterdam and Max Weber Professor of Sociology at Washington University. He was born in New York City.
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by George Ritzer
Alvin Gouldner (1954) was interested in the conflict that often occurs within a bureaucracy when ...
by Stewart Clegg, James R. Bailey
Alvin Gouldner has argued that this attitude reflects Weber's pessimistic view of bureaucracy as an inevitable feature of modern life, something Gouldner called “ the metaphysical pathos of modernity.” According to Gouldner, however, from this ...
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