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DIAS JUNIOR, Antonio Carlos. Ralf Dahrendorf (1929-2009): requiem for a liberal sociologist. Tempo soc. [online]. 2011, vol.23, n.2, pp.321-334. ISSN 0103-2070. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-20702011000200013.
The obituary looks to present and discuss the biography and bibliography of the liberal English sociologist of German origin, Ralf Dahrendorf, who died in 2009. His principal works and the most remarkable passages of his rich personal and intellectual life are explored as a means to understanding his thought as a whole
Keywords : Ralf Dahrendorf (1929-2009); Political sociology; Liberal thought; Contemporary sociology.