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The Human Career Walter Rochs Goldschmidt

The Human Career

Walter Rochs Goldschmidt

Published January 1st 1990
ISBN : 9781557860552
Hardcover
285 pages
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In The Human Career, Walter Goldschmidt presents a challenge to conventional views of human social behaviour. He argues that change rather than equilibrium is the natural condition of society, that humans must be seen as motivated actors rather thanMoreIn The Human Career, Walter Goldschmidt presents a challenge to conventional views of human social behaviour. He argues that change rather than equilibrium is the natural condition of society, that humans must be seen as motivated actors rather than as passive recipients of cultural roles and that emotions, rather than intellect, are the crucial element in the formulation of culture. These three elements, combined with established theory form a dynamic model of human sociality.