David Paul Haney is an Adjunct Professor at Austin Community College and St. Edward's University.
Preface Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. The Postwar Campaign for Scientific Legitimacy 3. Quantitative Mathods and the Institutionalization of Exclusivity 4. Social Theory and the Romance of American Alienation 5. Theories of Mass Society and the Advent of a New Elitism 6. Fads, Foibles, and Autopsies: Unwelcome Publicity for Different Sociologists 7. Pseudoscience and Social Engineering: American Sociology's Public Image in the Fifties 8. The Perils of Popularity: Public Sociology and Its Antagonists 9. Conclusion: The Legacy of the Scientific Identity Bibliography Index