Detroit Area Study (University of Michigan) records, 1951-2004.
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While courses with sociological themes had been offered at the University of Michigan within the Departments of Political Science, Political Economy, and Philosophy since the early 1880s, the first courses bearing the name "sociology" were taught by Charles Horton Cooley in 1894. Cooley achieved a national reputation as one of the foremost sociologists of his day and was elected president of the American Sociological Society in 1918. Despite the growth in course offering...
For historical note, please consult the finding aid for Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research records. From the guide to the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research publications, 1962-2006, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is an organization of member institutions that provides access to the world's largest archive of comput...
Annual Detroit Metropolitan Area social survey conducted 1951-2004, largely as a graduate training program at the University of Michigan. Research focus changed each year, common topics were life in an urban environment, politics, family, and race relations. Affiliated with the Department of Sociology and Survey Research Center, part of Institute for Social Research. From the description of Detroit Area Study (University of Michigan) records, 1951-2004. (University of Michigan). Worl...