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Basil Bernstein

1924 - 2000

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Basil Bernard Bernstein (1 November 1924 – 24 September 2000) was a British sociologist known for his work in the sociology of education. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Basil Bernstein has received more than 277,874 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Basil Bernstein is the 46th most popular sociologist (down from 41st in 2019), the 2,078th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,886th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular British Sociologist.

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  • 52.43

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  • 18

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  • 5.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among sociologists, Basil Bernstein ranks 46 out of 54Before him are Juan José Linz, Howard S. Becker, Shmuel Eisenstadt, Andre Gunder Frank, Seymour Martin Lipset, and Marcel Granet. After him are Nils Christie, James Samuel Coleman, Gøsta Esping-Andersen, Robert N. Bellah, George C. Homans, and Ernest Burgess.

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Among people born in 1924, Basil Bernstein ranks 180Before him are Deke Slayton, Abderrahmane Youssoufi, Gohar Gasparyan, Michel Constantin, Viktor Astafyev, and Grégoire Kayibanda. After him are Sylvia Miles, Jean Laplanche, Leon Uris, S. N. Goenka, Olivier Gendebien, and Élias Sarkis. Among people deceased in 2000, Basil Bernstein ranks 109Before him are Hendrik C. van de Hulst, Bruno Zevi, Edward Gorey, Nikolaos Andriakopoulos, Jean Peters, and Julie London. After him are Elek Schwartz, L. Sprague de Camp, Ian Dury, Kalle Svensson, Abdul Haris Nasution, and Gérard Blain.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Basil Bernstein ranks 2,078 out of 7,765Before him are Peter Crouch (1981), Samuel Smiles (1812), Anna Sewell (1820), William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville (1759), Æthelfrith (600), and Susannah York (1939). After him are James Harrington (1611), Kelly Brook (1979), Mark Thatcher (1953), William Parry (1790), John Wyndham (1903), and William Kent (1685).

Among SOCIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among sociologists born in United Kingdom, Basil Bernstein ranks 2Before him are Anthony Giddens (1938). After him are Anthony D. Smith (1939) and Margaret Archer (1943).