Margaret Somers

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Margaret Somers
Native name Margaret R. Somers
Born December 3rd, 1949
Princeton, New Jersey
Residence U.S.A.
Academic background
Alma mater Ph.D. Harvard University, 1986
Influences Karl Polanyi
Academic work
Notable works Genealogies of Citizenship: Markets, Statelessness, and the Right to Have Rights (Cambridge 2008)

Margaret R. Somers is an American sociologist and Professor of Sociology and History at the University of Michigan She is the recipient of the Inaugural Lewis A. Coser Award for Innovation and Theoretical Agenda-Setting in Sociology, Somers' work specializes in historical, political, economic, and cultural sociology and social theory.

Biography[edit]

Somers receive a MA from Harvard University in Sociology in 1981, and a Ph.D from the same university in 1986.[1]

Publications[edit]

  • Genealogies of Citizenship: Markets, Statelessness, and the Right to Have Rights (Cambridge 2008) won the 2009 APSA Giovanni Sartori Qualitative Methods Award. According to WorldCat, the book is held in 342 libraries[2]
Reviewed in :
  • Block, Fred L., and Margaret R. Somers. The Power of Market Fundamentalism: Karl Polanyi's Critique. 2014. According to WorldCat, the book is held in 264 libraries[3]

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