Using leisure in various forms of play, art, and so on. Engaging in religious practices. Engaging in community activities. The study aimed to examine the consequences of this change. Working In the s the Lynds found a "division into the working class and business class that constitutes the outstanding cleavage in Middletown.
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Robert Lynd received a bachelor of arts degree from Princeton University Lynd received a Ph. Helen Lynd died on January 30, Huebsch, Inc. The essay and his community work brought Lynd to the attention of the Rockefeller family. John D. Rockefeller Jr.
The study compared life in Muncie in to Muncie in , with the goal of measuring the effects of the Industrial Revolution on American life. Not all the reviews were positive. The book was strongly criticized for its failure to include a variety of racial and ethnic experiences. While teaching at Columbia, Lynd began but never completed sociological studies concerning the impact that the Great Depression had on segments of the population in Manhattan , New York , and in Montclair, New Jersey.
The sequel to their earlier work was more theoretical and not as popular among readers as Middletown. The tone of the second book was also more critical than the first. Although the Lynds considered a third volume on Middletown, their plans were never realized. He also resumed writing, which included Knowledge for What? Both book became classics of American sociology. The Center became affiliated with Ball State University in It was later released on the independent circuit and widely praised.
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Robert Lynd received a bachelor of arts degree from Princeton University Lynd received a Ph. Helen Lynd died on January 30, Huebsch, Inc.
Robert Staughton Lynd
The Lynds are said to have been the first to apply the methods of cultural anthropology to the study of a modern Western city. Robert Lynd edited the trade magazine Publishers Weekly —18 and later worked for book-publishing firms in New York City. He directed a sociological study of small cities for the Institute of Social and Religious Research —26 , served as an official of the Social Science Research Council —31 , and taught sociology at Columbia University from He also was the sole author of Knowledge for What?