American Sociological Theory: A Critical History by Robert Bierstedt

By Robert Bierstedt

American Sociological conception: A serious historical past discusses the heritage of yank sociological conception by means of delivering a selective and demanding account of ten writers mostly occupied with the topic.
Chapters 1 to ten of this ebook are dedicated to the contributions and investigations of ten acclaimed sociological theorists— William Graham Sumner, Lester Frank Ward, Charles Horton Cooley, Edward Alsworth Ross, Florian Znaniecki, Robert Morrison Maclver, Pitirim A. Sorokin, George A. Lundberg, Talcott Parsons, and Robert ok. Merton. The sociological label, legacy of Spencer, normative taboo, American references, and the ""Holy Trinity"" (Marx, Durkheim, and Weber) also are elaborated during this textual content.
This book is an efficient reference for college students and researchers engaging in paintings on normal sociological theory.

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