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Daniel Bell
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Born (1919-05-10)May 10, 1919
New York City, New York, United States
Died January 25, 2011(2011-01-25) (aged 91)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Alma mater City College of New York Columbia University
Known for Post-industrialism
Scientific career
Fields Sociology
Institutions University of Chicago, Columbia University, Harvard University
Doctoral students Mustafa Emirbayer
Influences Karl Polanyi
Influenced Charles Taylor
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Daniel Bell (May 10, 1919 – January 25, 2011) was an American sociologist, writer, editor, and professor at Harvard University, best known for his contributions to the study of post-industrialism. He has been described as "one of the leading American intellectuals of the postwar era". His three best known works are The End of Ideology, The Coming of Post-Industrial Society, and The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism.

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