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Contemporary sociological theories, through the first quarter of the twentieth century

Pitirim Aleksandrovich Sorokin

Contemporary sociological theories, through the first quarter of the twentieth century

by Pitirim Aleksandrovich Sorokin

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Published by Harper & Row in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementPitirim Sorokin.
SeriesHarper paperback -- HR-3046
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 783 p.
Number of Pages783
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21165350M

This book covers the major theoretical orientations that have been influential in American sociology since the mid-twentieth century. These include symbolic interaction, phenomenological sociology and ethnomethodology, social exchange and rational choice theories, sociology of emotions, functionalism and neofunctionalism, conflict and critical theory, selected feminist theories, structuration Price: $ ABOUT ISA. History of ISA. History of ISA ; ISA Past Presidents; ISA Newsletters ; Books of the XX Century; Executive Committee. Executive Committee

The Sociological Imagination is a term coined by Mills to describe the way that good sociologists view a problem and the possible solutions. He suggests that we view everything through the intersection of history, biography, and sociology, and that we multidisciplinary approaches to finding solutions for sociological problems/5(99).   Literary Criticism and Theory in the Twentieth Century By Nasrullah Mambrol on January 7, • (6). Twentieth-century literary criticism and theory has comprised a broad range of tendencies and movements: a humanistic tradition, descended from nineteenth-century writers such as Matthew Arnold and continued into the twentieth century through figures such as Irving Babbitt and .

their theories are still considered most applicable. The Development of the Discipline The first book with the term sociology in its title was written in the midth century by the English philosopher Herbert Spencer. In the United States, the first Sociology course was taught at the. A central theme of this course is the way sociology has moved away from the Grand Theorizing that marked 19th/early 20th Century attempts to (w)rite society. We consider theories on major dilemmas of the late-modern condition, and reflect on how the (his)torical dualisms of object/subject, rational/emotional, positive/reflexive, and agency.


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