Claude Fischer
Professor of the Graduate School in Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

Claude S Fischer is professor of the graduate school in sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. His latest books include Made in America: A Social History of American Culture and Character (2010) and Lurching Toward Happiness in America (2014). He blogs at: .

Written by Claude Fischer

A migrant family, Fort Gibson area, Muskogee County, OK, July 1939. Photo by Lee Russell, courtesy Library of Congress.
Demography and migration
The great settling down

The idea that American life is increasingly transient and uprooted is a myth: people are moving less, but worrying more

Claude S Fischer