Lenski, Gerhard E.

Lenski, Gerhard E. (Emmanuel, Jr.)

(1924–  ) sociologist; born in Washington, D.C. He earned undergraduate and graduate degrees at Yale and taught at the Universities of Michigan (1950–63) and North Carolina (1963–73). His books include Human Societies (coauthored, 1960, frequently revised) and Power and Privilege (1966).
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