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Stein Rokkan

Stein Rokkan was born in 1921 on the Lofoten archipelago in the far north of Norway and raised in the nearby town of Narvik. From these unlikely beginnings, he went on to become president of the International Political Science Association (1970-73), vice-president of the International Sociological Association (1966-70) and chairman of the European Consortium for Political Research (1970-76), of which he was also a co-founder. He was president of the International Social Science Council...See more