A. H. Halsey

A. H. Halsey

Professor Albert Henry "Chelly" Halsey (born 1923) is a British sociologist. He is Emeritus Emeritus Professor of Social and Administrative Studies at the University of Oxford, and Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford.

Professor Halsey 'worked in what he called the "political arithmetic" tradition throughout his career, with the dual tasks of documenting the state of society, and addressing social and political issues through "experimental social administration"'

He presented the BBC's annual Reith Lectures in 1978. Entitled Change in British Society, Halsey examined topics such as class, status, family and social cohesion.

Read more about A. H. Halsey:  Education, Social Consensus, Works, The Reith Lectures

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