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From: "David Grierson" <>
Subject: Scott (Allen) Greer, born 1922; died 1996
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 02:50:25 -0400

Is Scott in the Culture of MacGregor?


Scott (Allen) Greer


Nationality: American
Source: Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2002.
Entry Updated : 08/01/2001

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Family: Born October 25, 1922, in Sweetwater, TX; died of complications stemming from cancer, January 25, 1996, in Milwaukee, WI; son of Azzie Allen and Mary Lee (Scott) Greer; married Dorothy Marion Dewey, 1945 (divorced, 1969); married Ann Louise Lennarson (a professor of sociology), December 22, 1969; children: (first marriage) Eve Shannon, (second marriage) Scott Edward Lennarson. Education: Baylor University, A.B., 1946; University of California, Los Angeles, M.A., 1951, Ph.D., 1952. Memberships: American Sociological Association (fellow), American Political Science Association, Sociological Research Association, Midwest Sociological Society (president, 1978).

Arizona Quarterly poetry award, 1961.

University of California, Santa Barbara, assistant professor of political science, 1951-52; Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA, assistant professor of political science, 1952-56; Metropolitan St. Louis Survey, St. Louis, MO, chief sociologist, 1956-57; Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, associate professor, 1957-62, professor of political science and sociology, 1962-64, director of Center for Metropolitan Studies, 1960-66; University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, faculty member, 1974--, acting director of Urban Social Institutions, 1977--.


The Landscape Has Voices (poetry), Waco, 1946.

Social Organization, Random House, 1955.

Last Man In: Racial Access to Union Power, Free Press, 1959.

The Emerging City: Myth and Reality, Free Press, 1962.

Governing the Metropolis, Wiley, 1962.

(With Norton E. Long) Metropolitics: A Study of Political Culture, Wiley, 1963.

Via Urbana and Other Poems, Swallow Press, 1963.

Urban Renewal and American Cities, Bobbs-Merrill, 1966.

(Editor with others) The New Urbanization, St. Martin's Press, 1968.

(With David Minar) The Concept of Community, Aldine, 1969.

The Logic of Social Inquiry, Aldine, 1969, published with new author introduction, Transaction Books, 1989.

The Urbane View: Life and Politics in Metropolitan America, Oxford University Press, 1972.

(Editor with wife, Ann Lennarson Greer) Neighborhood and Ghetto: The Local Area in Large-Scale Society, Basic Books, 1974.

(With A. L. Greer) Understanding Sociology, W. C. Brown, 1974.

(Editor with Ronald D. Hedlund and James L. Gibson) Accountability in Urban Society: Public Agencies under Fire, Sage, 1978.

(Editor) Ethnics, Machines, and the American Urban Future, Schenkman, 1981.

(Editor with A. L. Greer) Cities and Sickness: Health Care in Urban America, Sage, 1983.

Cities of the Soul: Selected Poems, 1941-1996, edited by Susan Bright, Plain View Press, 1997.


Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2004. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: The Gale Group. 2004.

Document Number: H1000039526

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