Fischer, Claude

Claude S. Fischer is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley.  Besides Made in America, featured in his Rorotoko interview, and the theme of his blog, Fischer is also the author of America Calling: A Social History of the Telephone to 1940 (1992), Century of Difference: How America Changed in the Last One Hundred Years (with Michael Hout, 2006), and other books on urbanism, social networks, and economic inequality.  Fischer is also the founding editor of Contexts, the American Sociological Association’s magazine for the general reader.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Made in America: A Social History of American Culture and Character
(Our Cover Feature of April 25, 2010)