Year: 1972 Source: British Journal of Sociology, v.23, no.3, (1972), p.329-343 SIEC No: 19841799

It is the purpose of this paper to trace the conditions inherent in both the anomia of success and failure, to hypothesize reasons explaining why both success and failure in modern society can lead to anomia, and to trace relationships between success and failure which lead to anomia in any case.