Theda Skocpol Birthday, Date of Birth

Theda Skocpol

Theda Skocpol (born May 4, 1947) is an American sociologist and political scientist, who is currently the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology at Harvard University. An influential figure in both disciplines, Skocpol is best known as an advocate of the historical-institutional and comparative approaches, as well as her "state autonomy theory". She has written widely for both popular and academic audiences. She has been President of the American Political Science Association and the Social Science History Association.

In historical sociology, Skocpol's works and opinions have been associated with the structuralist school. As an example, she argues that social revolutions can best be explained given their relation with specific structures of agricultural societies and their respective states. Such an approach differs greatly from more "behaviorist" ones, which tend to emphasize the role of "revolutionary populations", "revolutionary psychology", and/or "revolutionary consciousness", as determinant factors of revolutionary processes. Her 1979 book States and Social Revolutions was highly influential in research on revolutions, ushering in a new paradigm.

According to her profile on the Harvard Department of Sociology website, as of 2017 her current research agenda focuses on "U.S. social policy and civic engagement in American democracy, including changes since the 1960s. She has recently launched new projects on the development of U.S. higher education and on the transformations of U.S. federal policies in the Obama era."

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Sunday, May 4, 1947
Place of Birth
Detroit
Age
74
Star Sign

The May 4, 1947 was a Sunday under the star sign of . It was the 123 day of the year. President of the United States was Harry S. Truman.

If you were born on this day, you are 74 years old. Your last birthday was on the Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 2 days ago. Your next birthday is on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in 362 days. You have lived for 27,031 days, or about 648,765 hours, or about 38,925,959 minutes, or about seconds.

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4th of May 1947 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on May 4, 1947

Advertising News and Notes; Named Vice President Of Advertising Agency

Date: 05 May 1947

ANPA and Amer Ad Agencies Assn revive joint com on newspaper printing; members noted

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NEWS OF THE WORLD OF STAMPS; British Exhibits to Tell The Postal History Of 500 Years

Date: 04 May 1947

By Kent B. Stiles

Kent

France plans stamps to mark Universal Postal Union cong, Paris

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NEWS OF THE FIELD OF TRAVEL; Bermuda Provides More Room for Guests -- Plane Rates Cut

Date: 04 May 1947

By Diana Rice

Diana Rice

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DEMOCRATS LINKED TO REDS BY NANKING; Government's News Agency Publishes Alleged Plan for Communist Infiltration

Date: 04 May 1947

By Tillman Durdinspecial To the New York Times

Tillman To

Sees Chinese Govt planning persecution of Dem League and other dem groups

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NEWS AND GOSSIP GATHERED ON THE RIALTO; Pulitzer Prize Due Tomorrow -- 'All My Sons' Headed Abroad -- Other Items

Date: 04 May 1947

By Lester Bernstein

Lester Bernstein

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THE WORLD OF MUSIC: UNDER THE STARS FROM COAST TO COAST

Date: 04 May 1947

By Ross Parmenter

Ross Parmenter

Presentation plans

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Newsman Reported Jailed

Date: 05 May 1947

3 newsmen reptd jailed, Tegucigalpa, on charges of having slandered Pres Carias Andino

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WORLD RADIO CAMPAIGN GIVES CHALLENGE TO U.S.; Cut in House Funds Seen Hindering Efforts to Present Our Side

Date: 04 May 1947

By Anthony Levierospecial To the New York Times

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House com action due on subcom proposal to kill office '48 budget request

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CITY'S EMPLOYES ATTEND SERVICES; Communion Breakfasts Held by 4 Departments -- American Way of Life Lauded

Date: 05 May 1947

S at Health Dept Cath Guild communion breakfast

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MARSHALL TO URGE U.S. RADIO BUDGET; To Stress Need for Programs Beamed to Other Countries at Congressional Hearing MARSHALL TO URGE U.S. RADIO BUDGET

Date: 05 May 1947

By Anthony Levierospecial To the New York Times

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Sec Marshall to intervene

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