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Inkeles (Alex) papers
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Description
Correspondence, writings, notes, memoranda, reports, printed matter, and sound recordings relating to social change in the twentieth century, and to promotion of international educational exchanges and intellectual cooperation, especially between the United States and China. Includes computer data cards, printout of statistics and codebooks used as research material for the book by Alex Inkeles and David H. Smith, Becoming Modern: Individual Change in Six Developing Countries (Cambridge, Mass., 1974), relating to the transition of social attitudes of individuals in developing countries. Also includes digital copy of interviews of Inkeles.
Background
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Alex Inkeles received an A.B. degree in 1941 and an A.M. in 1946 from Cornell University. He received a Ph.D. in 1949 from Columbia University, publishing Public Opinion in Soviet Russia: A Study in Mass Persuasion in 1950.
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For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
Availability
Boxes 517-519 closed. The remainder of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.