Michael Young

(1915—2002) sociologist and social entrepreneur

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Young, Michael (1915 - 2002)

Michael Young: Social Entrepreneur

Young, Michael (1915–2002)

Michael Young (1915–2002)

Young, Michael (born 1968), composer

Hughes-Young, Michael Henry Colin (1912 - 1980)

Young, Michael Dunlop, Baron Young of Dartington (1915-2002), sociologist and social entrepreneur

YOUNG, Peter Michael Heppell (born 1939), HM Diplomatic Service, retired

YOUNG, David Edward Michael (born 1940), QC 1980; a Recorder, 1987–2006

Federal Property Policy in Canadian Municipalities, edited by Michael C. Ircha and Robert Young

Michael Young, the Institute of Community Studies, and the Politics of Kinship

KAYE, Michael (1925 - 2008), General Administrator, Young Concert Artists Trust, 1983–92; Festival Director, City of London Festival, 1984–94

Michael B. Young. King James and the History of Homosexuality. New York: New York University Press. 2000. Pp. ix, 221. $40.00

The Washington Embassy: British Ambassadors to the United States, 1939–77, ed. Michael F. Hopkins, Saul Kelly and John W. Young

Jewels in the Crown and top scoring abstracts (including Michael Mason and Garrod prize winners and young investigator award)

Britain in Global Politics Volume 1: From Gladstone to Churchill. Edited by Christopher Baxter, Michael L. Dockrill, and Keith Hamilton.Britain in Global Politics Volume 2: From Churchill to Blair. Edited by John W. Young, Effie G. H. Pedaliu, and Michael D. Kandiah.

Michael P. Young. Bearing Witness against Sin: The Evangelical Birth of the American Social Movement. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 2006. Pp. xi, 256. Cloth $55.00, paper $22.00

Antisocial Behavior by Young People. By Michael Rutter, Henri Giller and Ann Hagell (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. £37.50 hb £13.95 pb)

Bearing Witness against Sin: The Evangelical Birth of the American Social Movement, by Michael P. Young. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006, 248 pp.; $20.00 USD (paper), $55.00 USD (cloth)


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(1915–2002) British sociologist and institutional designer. Author of the Labour Party's 1945 manifesto, he was not a conventional socialist. Most of his tireless innovation and institutional design focused on consumers and communities. Of the many institutions he created, the most enduring have been the Consumers' Association (1957); the Open University (endorsed by the incoming government in 1964); and the British arm of the University of the Third Age (created when Young and co-founder Peter Laslett were themselves at the statutory retirement age, in 1982). His satire The Rise of the Meritocracy (1958) warned in Orwellian fashion of the effect on the underclass of relentless sifting and screening by merit. It could be due for a revival.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics in Oxford Reference.

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