Fifty Key Sociologists: The Formative Theorists

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Fifty Key Sociologists: The Formative Theorists covers the life, work, ideas and impact of some of the most important thinkers within this discipline. This volume concentrates on those historical figures whose main writings were based in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. A-Z entries make this book easy to navigate and figures covered include: Jane Addams, Theodor Adorno, Gyorgy Lukacs, Pitirim Sorokin, Max Weber. Interested readers will find the ideas of theorists who were writing predominantly in the second half of the twentieth century discussed in Fifty Key Sociologists: The Contemporary Theorists.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415352574
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/6/2006
  • Series: Routledge Key Guides Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors     vii
Introduction     xv
Jane Addams     3
Theodor Adorno     8
Charles Booth     14
Helen Bosanquet     17
Auguste Comte     21
Charles Cooley     26
Oliver Cox     31
W. E. B. DuBois     34
Emile Durkheim     40
Edward Evans-Pritchard     47
Sigmund Freud     50
Antonio Gramsci     54
Ludwig Gumplowicz     58
Maurice Halbwachs     61
Leonard Hobhouse     64
Frederic Le Play     68
Gyorgy Lukacs     72
Bronislaw Malinowski     77
Karl Mannheim     81
Herbert Marcuse     86
T. H. Marshall     91
Harriet Martineau     94
Karl Marx     99
Marcel Mauss     110
George Herbert Mead     113
Lewis Morgan     118
Gaetano Mosca     121
Gunnar Myrdal     124
Vilfredo Pareto     128
Alfred Radcliffe-Brown     131
Seebohm Rowntree     135
Ferdinand de Saussure     139
Max Scheler     143
Alfred Schutz     146
Georg Simmel     151
Albion Small     156
Werner Sombart     159
Pitirim Sorokin     162
Herbert Spencer     166
William Sumner     171
Gabriel Tarde     174
Alexis de Tocqueville     177
Ferdinand Tonnies     183
Edward Tylor     186
Thorstein Veblen     188
Lester Ward     192
Lloyd Warner     196
Beatrice Webb     199
Max Weber     203
Florian Znaniecki     209
Index     214
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