Discovering Sociology: Studies in Sociological Theory and Method

Discovering Sociology: Studies in Sociological Theory and Method

by John Rex (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781138967762
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/07/2015
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory Series
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1. Sociology and the Layman 1. Towards a Significant Sociology 2. The Uses of Social Statistics 3. The Need for Theory 4. Understanding and Sociological Theory 5. Types of Sociological Theory in Britain 6. The Main Types of Sociological Theory 7. Institutions and Men 8. The Likely Future of British Sociology Part 2. The Grand Masters of Sociology 9. The Sociological Tradition and its Ideological Context 10. Max Weber 11. Emile Durkheim 12. Karl Marx, Speaking for Himself 13. Marx and Malinowski 14. Friedrich Engels 15. C. Wright Mills Part 3. Theoretical Themes and Contemporary Sociology 16. Sociological Theory: Retrospect and Prospect 17. Ideal Types and the Comparative Study of Social Structures 18. Thirty Theses on Epistemology and Method in Sociology 19. Sociological Theory and Deviance Theory 20. The Domestication of Sociology

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