9780073528175

Classical Sociological Theory

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073528175

  • ISBN10:

    007352817X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/18/2007
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

The fifth edition ofClassical Sociological Theoryby George Ritzer, one of the foremost authorities on sociological theory, gives readers a comprehensive overview of the major classical theorists and schools of sociological thought. Key theories are integrated with biographical sketches of theorists, and theories are placed in their historical and intellectual context. This helps students to better understand the original works of classical authors as well as to compare and contrast classical theories.

Table of Contents

A Historical Sketch of Sociological Theory: The Early Years
A Historical Sketch of Sociological Theory: The Later Years
August Comte
Herbert Spencer
Karl Marx
Emile Durkheim
Max Weber
Georg Simmel
Early Women Sociologists and Classical Sociological Theory, 1830-1930
W.E.B. DuBois
Thorstein Veblen
Karl Mannheim
George Herbert Mead
Alfred Schutz
Talcott Parsons
Appendix: Sociological Metatheorizing and a Metatheoretical Schema for Analyzing Sociological Theory
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