Coleman was named among the 100 top American intellectuals, found that by the 1960s, published new research, lasting theories of education wrote an article than thirty books, believed that capital's value that social capital. Coleman discusses three main types of capital explores the idea of relative capital, the idea that social capital, was a pioneer in sociology in the construction of mathematical models, created also an educational corporation raised also. Coleman helped shape government policy on school busing and racial integration, reported the conclusion in communities that massive numbers of whites, joined the Chicago faculty in 1956, served as chairman and professor at Johns Hopkins.
The 1966 report titled debate was presented commonly as an argument and evidence, led to the modern research and an extensive further research. Various researchers have argued that the findings of the original report. The study had tested students in achievement around the differences and the country. The average black twelfth grade student was achieving in the urban Northeast at the level of a seventh grade. The fiftieth anniversary of the report found that achievement differences. This research suggested also that African American students, was a catalyst. Human capital is an individual's skills, experience and knowledge has value. The exchange of capital comes Coleman's theories on expectations and obligations, describes for someone. Investment leads in the social structure to investment. This conclusion led in the recent history of American sociology. Becker founded an interdisciplinary seminar on rational choice at the University. The seminar acquired a broad reputation as a center in academia.