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us: Lazarsfeld, Paul F., 1901-1976



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    • found: Statistisches praktikum für psychologen und lehrer, 1929: title page (Dr. Paul F. Lazarsfeld)
    • found: An introduction to applied sociology, 1975: title page (Paul F. Lazarsfeld)
    • found: The varied sociology of Paul F. Lazarsfeld, 1982: CIP (Lazarsfeld, Paul Felix) page 1 (as a sociologist, Lazarsfeld was responsible for: the transformation of opinion polling into survey research; the initiation of survey panel methods; the initiation of systematic audience, mass communications, and market research; the initiation of survey methods in the study of political activity; the development of modern mathematical sociology; and the invention of university-based organizations for large-scale applied social research)
    • found: American Sociological Association, via WWW, September 6, 2012 (Paul Felix Lazarsfeld; Paul F. Lazarsfeld was born in Vienna, Austria on February 13, 1901, the son of Robert Lazarsfeld, a lawyer, and Sofie Munk, a psychotherapist; he earned a doctoral degree in mathematics from the University of Vienna in 1925; Lazarsfeld's true interests soon became the development of social research methodology and the establishment of institutes for training and research in the social sciences; in 1933 Lazarsfeld moved to the United States for a Rockefeller Fellowship; at the University of Newark he established a small social research center; when his project was moved to Columbia University in 1940, Lazarsfeld went with it, remaining at Columbia until his retirement in 1969; Lazarsfeld was elected to serve as the 52nd President of the American Sociological Association; he died August 30, 1976)
    • found: Wikipedia, via WWW, September 6, 2012 (Paul Lazarsfeld; Paul Felix Lazarsfeld (February 13, 1901-August 30, 1976) was one of the major figures in 20th-century American sociology; the founder of Columbia University's Bureau of Applied Social Research, he exerted a tremendous influence over the techniques and the organization of social research)
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