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Macrosociology : four modern theorists

Author: Frank W Elwell
Publisher: Boulder, Co. : Paradigm Publishers, ©2006.
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Social theorists dwell on the canonical works of Marx, Weber, and Durkheim but little on the theories of the major contemporary macrotheorists. This book fills this gap with a focus on the work of four modern theorists who have taken on the larger questions spawned by classical social theory. C. Wright Mills, Marvin Harris, Immanuel Wallerstein, and Gerhard Lenski have examined such phenomena and processes as the  Read more...
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Elwell, Frank W.
Macrosociology.
Boulder, CO. : Paradigm Publishers, ©2006
(OCoLC)654280571
Named Person: C Wright Mills; Marvin Harris; Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein; Gerhard Lenski; Harris, Marvin <1927->; Lenski, Gerhard Emmanuel <1924->; Mills, Charles Wright <1916-1962>; Wallerstein, Immanuel Maurice <1930->; Charles Wright Mills; Marvin Harris; Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein; Gerhard Emmanuel Lenski; Marvin Harris; Gerhard Lenski; C Wright Mills; Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein; Charles Wright Mills; Marvin Harris; Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein; Gerhard Emmanuel Lenski; Gerhard Emmanuel Lenski; Charles Wright Mills; Marvin Harris; Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank W Elwell
ISBN: 1594512574 9781594512575 1594512582 9781594512582
OCLC Number: 63125880
Description: xix, 171 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: The past --
The sociology of C. Wright Mills --
Marvin Harris's cultural materialism --
Wallerstein's world-systems analysis --
Gerhard Lenski's ecological-evolutionary theory --
Meta-analysis.
Responsibility: Frank W. Elwell.
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