Margaret Somers

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.

Margaret Somers
BornDecember 3rd, 1949
Princeton, New Jersey
ResidenceU.S.A.
Academic background
Alma materPh.D. Harvard University, 1986
InfluencesKarl Polanyi
Academic work
Notable worksGenealogies of Citizenship: Markets, Statelessness, and the Right to Have Rights (Cambridge 2008)

Biography

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

Publications

  • 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]

References

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