Classical Sociological Theory

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/19/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Written by one of the foremost authorities on sociological theory, this text gives readers a comprehensive overview of the major classical theorists and schools of sociological thought. The integration of key theories with biographical sketches of theorists and the requisite historical and intellectual context helps students to better understand the original works of classical authors as well as to compare and contrast classical theories.

Table of Contents

Biographical and Autobiographical Sketches
Introduction to Sociological
A Historical Sketch of Sociological Theory: The Early Years
A Historical Sketch of Sociological Theory: The Later Years
Classical Sociological Theory
Alexis de Tocqueville
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
Joseph Schumpeter
Karl Mannheim
George Herbert Mead
Alfred Schutz
Talcott Parsons
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