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Acknowledgments INTRODUCTORY Introduction--Robert Zussman and Joya Misra For Public Sociology--Michael Burawoy INSTITUTIONALIZING PUBLIC SOCIOLOGY Public Sociology and the End of Society--Alain Touraine Stalled at the Altar? Conflict, Hierarchy, and Compartmentalization in Burawoy's Public Sociology--Sharon Hays If I Were the Goddess of Sociological Things--Judith Stacey Going Public: Doing the Sociology That Had No Name--Patricia Hill Collins POLITICS AND THE PROFESSION Speaking to Publics--William Julius Wilson Do We Need a Public Sociology? It Depends on What You Mean by Sociology--Lynn Smith-Lovin Speaking Truth to the Public, and Indirectly to Power--Arthur L. Stinchcombe The Strength of Weak Politics--Douglas S. Massey From Public Sociology to Politicized Sociologist--Frances Fox Piven FALSE DISTINCTIONS: CONCEPTUAL RESERVATIONS The Sociologist and the Public Sphere--Immanuel Wallerstein About Public Sociology--Orlando Patterson For Humanist Sociology--Andrew Abbott INTERDISCIPLINARITY Whose Public Sociology? The Subaltern Speaks, but Who Is Listening?--Evelyn Nakano Glenn A Journalist's Plea--Barbara Ehrenreich REJOINDER The Field of Sociology: Its Power and Its Promise--Michael Burawoy Editors and Contributors Index

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Dan Clawson, Robert Zussman, Joya Misra, Naomi Gerstel, Randall Stokes, and Douglas L. Anderton teach in the Department of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts. Michael Burawoy, former president of the American Sociological Association, is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley.

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