James S. Coleman

Guillermina Jasso

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    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationThe Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Major Social Theorists
    Number of pages21
    ISBN (Print)9781444330786
    StatePublished - Apr 20 2011


    • Coleman and deductive theories - types of theories
    • Coleman and micro-macro link - themes in Coleman's work
    • Coleman and probability distributions - variable's array, wealth, power and status
    • Coleman and racial inequality - Resources for Social Change, Race in the United States
    • Coleman at Hopkins, and Coleman's publications - The Adolescent Society, Introduction to Mathematical Sociology
    • Coleman's exploration of micro-macro links - pure and hybrid micro and macro variables
    • Coleman, distinguished contributions to sociology - theoretical and empirical, receiving honors
    • Coleman, sharp characterization of assumption - the Cobb-Douglas function
    • Gini coefficient, measures of inequality - a hybrid macro variable
    • James S. Coleman, insights of lasting importance for sociology - and Coleman's part

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Social Sciences

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