Immanuel Wallerstein

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Immanuel Wallerstein

Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein (; September 28, 1930 – August 31, 2019) was an American sociologist and economic historian. He is perhaps best known for his development of the general approach in sociology which led to the emergence of his world-systems approach. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Immanuel Wallerstein has received more than 509,731 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 16th most popular sociologist.

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Among sociologists, Immanuel Wallerstein ranks 16 out of 47Before him are Norbert Elias, Niklas Luhmann, Marcel Mauss, Karl Mannheim, Gabriel Tarde, and Ulrich Beck. After him are Pitirim Sorokin, Manuel Castells, C. Wright Mills, Peter L. Berger, Alain Touraine, and Robert Michels.

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Among people born in 1930, Immanuel Wallerstein ranks 39Before him are Richard Harris, Gena Rowlands, Edsger W. Dijkstra, Gary Becker, George E. Smith, and Vigdís Finnbogadóttir. After him are Jerome Isaac Friedman, Biljana Plavšić, Hugh Everett III, Yves Chauvin, Zhores Alferov, and John Young.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Immanuel Wallerstein ranks 624 out of 12,171Before him are Robert Altman (1925), Robert Venturi (1925), Irving Langmuir (1881), John Goodman (1952), Dolly Parton (1946), and Tyrone Power (1914). After him are Jerome Isaac Friedman (1930), Philip Zimbardo (1933), Donna Summer (1948), Joe Pesci (1943), Jim Jarmusch (1953), and Melvin Schwartz (1932).

Among SOCIOLOGISTS In United States

Among sociologists born in United States, Immanuel Wallerstein ranks 3Before him are Talcott Parsons (1902) and Robert K. Merton (1910). After him are C. Wright Mills (1916), Daniel Bell (1919), W. I. Thomas (null), Robert E. Park (1864), Harold Garfinkel (1917), Seymour Martin Lipset (1922), Herbert Blumer (1900), Charles Tilly (1929), and Edwin Sutherland (1883).

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