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Ross, Edward Alsworth 1866-1951

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Works: 203 works in 792 publications in 2 languages and 12,057 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Examinations, questions, etc 
Roles: Editor, Other
Classifications: HM51, 301
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Social control; a survey of the foundations of order by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
70 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social Control falls within social psychology, which is the branch of knowledge that deals with the psychic interplay between man and his environment. In Ross' terms, one of these branches, social ascendancy, deals with the domination of society over the individual. Another, individual ascendancy, embraces such topics as invention, leadership, the role of great men, and deals with the domination of the individual over society. Social ascendancy is divided into social influence - mob mind, fashion, convention, custom, public opinion, and the like - and social control. The former is occupied with social domination that is without intention or purpose. The latter is concerned with social domination that is intended and that fulfills a function in the life of society. At the start of the twentieth century this work played an important role in the origination of social psychology as a distinct field. Ross sought to determine how far the order we see about us is due to influences that reach men and women without social intervention. Investigation shows that the personality freely unfolds under conditions of healthy fellowship and may arrive at goodness on its own, and that order is explained partly by this streak in human nature and partly by the influence of social surroundings. Ross' book separates the individual's contribution to social order from that of society, and, brings to light everything that is considered in the social contribution of the individual. This classic volume is an important contribution to the history of ideas
Social psychology, an outline and source book by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
60 editions published between 1908 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"It requires some hardihood to put forth this, the pioneer treatise, in any language, professing to deal systematically with the subject of social psychology. In spite of infinite pains and thirteen years of experience in university teaching of the subject, I feel sure this book is strewn with errors. The ground is new, and among the hundreds of interpretations, inferences, and generalizations I have ventured on, no doubt scores will turn out to be wrong. Of course I would strike them out if I knew which they are. I would hold back the book could I hope by longer scrutiny to detect them. But I have brought social psychology as far as I can unaided, and nothing is to be gained by delay. The time has come to hand over the results of my reflection to my fellow-workers, in the hope of provoking discussions which will part the wheat from the chaff and set it to producing an hundred fold"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2007 APA, all rights reserved)
The principles of sociology by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
40 editions published between 1920 and 1974 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Old World in the New; the significance of past and present immigration to the American people by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
35 editions published between 1913 and 2013 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The changing Chinese; the conflict of Oriental and western culture in China by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
28 editions published between 1911 and 2009 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sin and society; an analysis of latter-day iniquity by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
33 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Foundations of sociology by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
36 editions published between 1905 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Changing America; studies in contemporary society by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
24 editions published between 1912 and 1919 in English and Undetermined and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The social trend by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
9 editions published between 1922 and 1970 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Standing room only? by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
13 editions published between 1927 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Russia in upheaval by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
20 editions published between 1918 and 1919 in English and Undetermined and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
South of Panama by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
15 editions published between 1915 and 1921 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roads to social peace by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
12 editions published between 1924 and 1970 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social control, and the Foundations of sociology; pioneer contributions of Edward Alsworth Ross to the study of society by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
13 editions published between 1955 and 1959 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Russian Soviet republic by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
12 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The social revolution in Mexico by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
8 editions published between 1923 and 1977 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The outlines of sociology by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
15 editions published between 1923 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Russian Bolshevik Revolution by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
8 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Class and American sociology, from Ward to Ross by Charles Hunt Page ( Book )
3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New-age sociology by Edward Alsworth Ross ( Book )
6 editions published in 1940 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Alsworth Ross, Edward 1866-1951
Ross, E. A. 1866-1951
Ross, Edward A.
Ross, Edward A. 1866-1951
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English (486)
German (1)
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