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Tocqueville and Riesman

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Nathan Glazer is professor of education and sociology emeritus at Harvard University. For the past 25 years, he has been co-editor ofThe Public Interest. This article is based on the Harvard University Department of Sociology’s inauguralDavid Riesman Lecture on American Society which was delivered on October 20, 1999 at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Glazer, N. Tocqueville and Riesman. Soc 37, 26–33 (2000).

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