Uta Gerhardt

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Uta Gerhardt (born 11 June 1938 in Zella-Mehlis, Germany) is a German sociologist and professor emeritus at the University of Heidelberg. She studied sociology, philosophy and history at the universities of Frankfurt am Main and Berlin. In 1969, she obtained a Ph.D. at the University of Konstanz. The focus of her work is on medical sociology, structural-functionalist role theory, and general sociological theory. She also wrote a major biography of Talcott Parsons.

Uta Gerhardt is not to be confused with the feminist German sociologist Ute Gerhard.

Selected works[edit]

  • Rollenanalyse als kritische Soziologie. 1971.
  • Patientenkarrieren. 1985.
  • Gesellschaft und Gesundheit. 1991.
  • Herz und Handlungsrationalität. 1999.
  • Idealtypus. Zur methodischen Begründung der modernen Soziologie. 2001.
  • Soziologie der Stunde Null. Zur Gesellschaftskonzeption des amerikanischen Besatzungsregimes in Deutschland 1944-1945/1946. 2005.

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