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James Samuel Coleman

James S. Coleman (May 12, 1926, Bedford, Indiana – March 25, 1995, Chicago) was an American sociologist.


  • Industrial society has made of high school a social system of adolescents...set apart, in an institution of their own.
    • The Adolescent Society (1961), p. 337. New York: Free Press.

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