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Classical sociological theory

Author: George Ritzer; Jeffrey Stepnisky
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Seventh editionView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive overview of the major theorists and schools of sociological thought from the Enlightenment roots of theory through the early 20th century. 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.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Ritzer; Jeffrey Stepnisky
ISBN: 9781506325576 1506325572
OCLC Number: 961923752
Description: xxi, 569 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction to classical sociological theory. A historical sketch of sociological theory: the early years --
A historical sketch of sociological theory: the later years --
Classical sociological theory. Alexis de Tocqueville --
Auguste Comte --
Herbert Spencer --
Karl Marx --
Emile Durkheim --
Max Weber --
Georg Simmel --
Early women sociologists and classical sociolological theory: 1830-1930 --
W.E.B. DuBois --
Thorstein Veblen --
Joseph Schumpeter --
Karl Mannheim --
George Herbert Mead --
Alfred Schutz --
Talcott Parsons.
Responsibility: George Ritzer, University of Maryland, Jeff Stepnisky, MacEwan University.

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