Michael Burawoy

Sociologist, Author

1947 –

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Who is Michael Burawoy?

Michael Burawoy is a British sociological Marxist, best known as author of Manufacturing Consent: Changes in the Labor Process under Monopoly Capitalism—a study on work and organizations that has been translated into a number of languages—and as the leading proponent of public sociology. Burawoy was also president of the American Sociological Association in 2004 and is a professor at the University of California, Berkeley. In 2006–2010, he was vice-president for the Committee of National Associations of the International Sociological Association. In the XVII ISA World Congress of Sociology he was elected President of the International Sociological Association for the period 2010–2014.

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Born
Jun 15, 1947
England
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • England
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Cambridge
    Mathematics
    ( - 1968)
  • Doctorate, University of Chicago
    Sociology
Employment
  • University of California, Berkeley

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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