Alain Touraine

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Alain Touraine
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Born (1925-08-03) 3 August 1925 (age 94)
EducationÉcole Normale Supérieure
Alma materUniversity of Paris
OccupationSociologist
EmployerÉcole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
RelativesMarisol Touraine (daughter)

Alain Touraine (French: [tuʁɛn]; born 3 August 1925) is a French sociologist. He is research director at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales.[1] He founded the Centre d'étude des mouvements sociaux. He is best known for being the originator of the term "post-industrial society".[2]

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  1. [1] Archived May 31, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Légion d'honneur : Alain Touraine, Françoise de Panafieu et Renaud Lavillenie parmi les promus". 20 April 2014 – via Le Monde.

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