Community and Society

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One of the first major studies of sociology, this book explores the clash between small-scale neighborhood-based communities and the large-scale competitive market society. It considers all aspects of life — political, economic, legal, family, religion and culture. Discusses construction of "selfhood" and "personhood," and modes of cognition, language, and understanding.

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Overview

One of the first major studies of sociology, this book explores the clash between small-scale neighborhood-based communities and the large-scale competitive market society. It considers all aspects of life — political, economic, legal, family, religion and culture. Discusses construction of "selfhood" and "personhood," and modes of cognition, language, and understanding.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486424972
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • Publication date: 11/30/2011
  • Pages: 322
  • Sales rank: 1,446,593
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreward
  PITIRIM A. SOROKIN
Preface
  RUDOLF HEBERLE
Introduction
  CHARLES P. LOOMIS and JOHN C. MCKINNEY
Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft
  FERDINAND TÖNNIES
PART ONE
  General Statement of the Main Concepts
PART TWO
  Natural Will and Rational Will
PART THREE
  The Sociological Basis of Natural Law
PART FOUR
  Conclusions and Outlook
PART FIVE
  The Summing Up
Notes on Tönnies' Fundamental Concepts
  CHARLES P. LOOMIS
Selected Bibliography
Index
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    Posted July 30, 2013

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    Although somewhat dated and idealistic, Tonnies is essential reading for any serious student of community and community development.

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