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Jerome Braun

Jerome Braun has been a Visiting Scholar at Loyola University in the Sociology Department since 2014. He is known for his writing in interdisciplinary social science, with some emphasis on culture and personality and on democracy from a cross-cultural perspective. He also writes on labor problems and on what he calls "pragmatic critical theory." He was a Research Student in Industrial Relations at the London School of Economics, which resulted in his book The Humanized Workplace: A Psychological, Historical, and Practical Perspective (1995). His most recent book is Democratic Culture and Moral Character: A Study in Culture and Personality (2013). Among his more well-known writings is "What Social Theory Can Learn from Hans Gerth and C. Wright Mills’s Character and Social Structure: The Psychology of Social Institutions" that is published in the September 2015 issue of The American Sociologist.

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