Alain Touraine
#6816 Overall Influence

Alain Touraine

French sociologist


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Alain Touraine is a French sociologist. He is research director at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, where he founded the Centre d'étude des mouvements sociaux. Touraine was an important figure in the founding of French sociology of work after World War II and later became an internationally-renowned sociologist of social movements, particularly the May 68 student movement in France and the Solidarity trade-union movement in communist Poland.

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School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences
School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences

French higher education institution

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#161 World Rank