Edwin Sutherland

1883 - 1950

Edwin Sutherland

Edwin Hardin Sutherland (August 13, 1883 – October 11, 1950) was an American sociologist. He is considered as one of the most influential criminologists of the 20th century. He was a sociologist of the symbolic interactionist school of thought and is best known for defining white-collar crime and differential association, a general theory of crime and delinquency. Sutherland earned his Ph.D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edwin Sutherland has received more than 203,802 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 42nd most popular sociologist.

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Among sociologists, Edwin Sutherland ranks 42 out of 47Before him are David Riesman, Amitai Etzioni, Andre Gunder Frank, Nils Christie, Charles Tilly, and Juan José Linz. After him are Robert N. Bellah, James Samuel Coleman, George Ritzer, Erik Olin Wright, and Raewyn Connell.

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Among people born in 1883, Edwin Sutherland ranks 105Before him are Diego Martínez Barrio, Katia Mann, Marie Under, Umberto Saba, Nikolaos Plastiras, and Louis Lavelle. After him are Yevgeny Vakhtangov, Giovanni Pastrone, Eugen Ritter von Schobert, Václav Talich, Indalecio Prieto, and Otto Erich Deutsch. Among people deceased in 1950, Edwin Sutherland ranks 75Before him are Walter Huston, Shigenori Tōgō, Alexandru Vaida-Voevod, Ulrich Graf, Arturo Alessandri, and Al Jolson. After him are Kazys Grinius, Lev Berg, Raymond Sommer, Kurt Schmitt, Gustaf John Ramstedt, and Nikolai Luzin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edwin Sutherland ranks 3,071 out of 12,171Before him are Adrienne Rich (1929), Brent Spiner (1949), Elizabeth Wilson (1921), Glenn Frey (1948), Kamehameha V (1830), and Jack Lord (1920). After him are Tiger Woods (1975), Gig Young (1913), Jon Bernthal (1976), Edward Bellamy (1850), Charles Addams (1912), and Dwight L. Moody (1837).

Among SOCIOLOGISTS In United States

Among sociologists born in United States, Edwin Sutherland ranks 12Before him are W. I. Thomas (null), Robert E. Park (1864), Harold Garfinkel (1917), Seymour Martin Lipset (1922), Herbert Blumer (1900), and Charles Tilly (1929). After him are Robert N. Bellah (1927), James Samuel Coleman (1926), and George Ritzer (1940).

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