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Alain Touraine
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Born 3 August 1925 (1925-08-03) (age 96)
Education École Normale Supérieure
Alma mater University of Paris
Occupation Sociologist
Employer École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Relatives Marisol Touraine (daughter)

Alain Touraine ( born 3 August 1925) is a French sociologist. He is research director at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. He founded the Centre d'étude des mouvements sociaux. He is best known for being the originator of the term "post-industrial society".

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