Classical Sociological Theory / Edition 3

Classical Sociological Theory / Edition 3

by George Ritzer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072296062

ISBN-13: 9780072296068

Pub. Date: 10/08/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Written by one of the foremost American authorities on sociological theory, Classical Sociological Theory gives readers a comprehensive overview of the history of classical sociological theory and the work of the major classical theorists. Key theories are integrated with biographical sketches of the lives of theorists to place readings in their…  See more details below

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Written by one of the foremost American authorities on sociological theory, Classical Sociological Theory gives readers a comprehensive overview of the history of classical sociological theory and the work of the major classical theorists. Key theories are integrated with biographical sketches of the lives of theorists to place readings in their personal and historical context for students. The third edition has been thoroughly updated and revised to include the work of Thorstein Veblen,as well as increased coverage of new secondary sources on classical works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072296068
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
10/08/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

List of Biographical and Autobiographical Sketches
Preface
1A Historical Sketch of Sociological Theory: The Early Years1
2A Historical Sketch of Sociological Theory: The Later Years40
3Auguste Comte87
4Herbert Spencer114
5Karl Marx149
6Emile Durkheim183
7Max Weber217
8Georg Simmel264
9Early Women Sociologists and Classical Sociological Theory: 1830-1930294
10Karl Mannheim329
11George Herbert Mead362
12Alfred Schutz386
13Talcott Parsons410
AppendixSociological Metatheorizing and a Metatheoretical Schema for Analyzing Sociological Theory435
References465
Name Index513
Subject Index519

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