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Becker, Howard S. (Howard Saul), 1928-

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Personal name headingBecker, Howard S. (Howard Saul), 1928-
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Variant(s)Becker, Howard Saul, 1928-
Other standard no.0000000121272724
LocatedSan Francisco (Calif.)
Birth date1928-04-18
Place of birthChicago (Ill.)
Field of activitySociology--Study and teaching
AffiliationUniversity of Chicago Stanford University University of Manchester Museu Nacional (Brazil)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
University of Washington
Profession or occupationSociologists Authors College teachers Sociology teachers Visiting teachers College teachers, Part-time
Found inBoys in white, 1961: t.p. (Howard S. Becker)
Art worlds, c1981: t.p. (Howard S. Becker)
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, September 21, 2016: Howard S. Becker page (Howard S. Becker; Howard Saul Becker; born April 18, 1928 in Chicago; American sociologist who has made major contributions to ths sociology of deviance, sociology of art, and sociology of music; also has written extensively on sociological writing styles and methodologies)
Wikipedia, October 23, 2018: (Howard S. Becker; received his undergraduate degree in sociology at the University of Chicago in 1946; M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago; awarded a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Illinois from 1953-1955; research associate at Stanford University's Institute for the Study of Human Problems; instructor in sociology and social sciences at the University of Chicago; In 1965, Becker became a professor of sociology at Northwestern University, where he taught until 1991. During his career at Northwestern, Becker also taught as a visiting professor at the University of Manchester and as a visiting scholar at the Museu Nacional in Rio de Janeiro. In 1991, Becker became a professor of sociology and, in 1996, an adjunct professor of music, at the University of Washington until he retired in 1999; currently resides in San Francisco, CA)
Associated languageeng