Some Reflections on the Golden Age of Interdisciplinary Social Psychology

  title={Some Reflections on the Golden Age of Interdisciplinary Social Psychology},
  author={William Hamilton Sewell},
  journal={Review of Sociology},
  • W. Sewell
  • Published 1989
  • Psychology
  • Review of Sociology
In the 25 years or so that began with World War II, there was a great wave of enthusiasm for interdisciplinary social psychology which resulted in the establishment of interdisciplinary social psychology training and research programs in some of the major universities in the United States. By the mid-1960s however, this seeming Golden Age had largely vanished. This article, by one of the participants in this movement, is devoted to an elaboration of how this Golden Age came about and the forces… 

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