Books by Seymour Martin Lipset

Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"A well-reasoned analysis of the unique and self-contradictory values of American society, which underlie both our extraordinary success and our perceptions of moral decline."
Noted political analyst Lipset (Public Policy/George Mason Univ.; Jews and the American Scene, 1995, etc.) argues compellingly that both the defects and advantages of American society arise from the same values. Read full book review >
Released: April 2, 1995

"A welcome addition to the growing shelf of books on the American Jewish experience, though its grasp of history is not as firm as its mastery of sociology."
A sociological survey, with historical background, of the American Jewish community's current state. Read full book review >
Released: June 15, 1968

"But as anthologizers they must how to Levitas (Culture and Consciousness, 1967) and Lindenfeld (Reader in Political Sociology, 1967), who excelled in delineating the issues and presenting a genuine diversity of selections."
How history can use sociology and vice versa strictly for specialists in both fields. Read full book review >