Lipset, Seymour Martin
Lipset, Seymour Martin(1922– ) social scientist; born in New York City. His distinguished career in academia and public policy included faculty appointments at the University of California: Berkeley (1956–66), Harvard (1965–75), and Stanford's Hoover Institution (1975–92). He wrote and edited many important works on class structure, elites, and comparative politics, most notably Agrarian Socialism (1950), Class, Status and Power (1953) and Political Man (1960).
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