Ethnosociology: The Foundations

Ethnosociology: The Foundations

by Alexander Dugin

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Overview

Ethnosociology: The Foundations is a systematic presentation of the main principles and analytic strategies of the discipline of ethnosociology, written by Alexander Dugin, one of the major Russian philosophers and political analysts of the present day. Through study of the main sources and schools that influenced the establishment of ethnosociology as an independent and original scientific discipline, Alexander Dugin offers a profound philosophical approach to the categories of the “ethnos,” “narod,” “nation,” and “society” and elaborates a general ethnosociological taxonomy.

Dugin’s work is distinguished by its strict consistency, a broad spectrum of knowledge, and various methodologies of ethnosociological analysis, brought together into a single, easily applicable system. While this book can serve as a manual for specialists in the field of sociology, philosophy, political science, cultural studies, ethnology, international relations, state and law, it will also be of pertinent interest to anyone who follows the latest groundbreaking developments in the humanities, or who seeks to understand the structure of human societies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781912975013
Publisher: Arktos Media Ltd
Publication date: 07/10/2019
Series: Ethnosociology , #1
Pages: 310
Sales rank: 249,014
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Alexander Dugin (b. 1962) is one of the best-known writers and political commentators in post-Soviet Russia, having been active in politics there since the 1980s. In addition to the many books he has authored, he is the leader of the International Eurasia Movement, which he founded. For more than a decade, he has been an advisor to Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin on geopolitical matters, and was head of the Department of Sociology at Moscow State University. Arktos has also published his books, The Fourth Political Theory (2012), Putin vs Putin (2014), Eurasian Mission (2014), Last War of the World-Island (2015), The Rise of the Fourth Political Theory (2017), Ethnos and Society (2018), and Political Platonism (2019).

Table of Contents

The Foundations

1. Ethnosociology: Definition, Subject Matter, Methods


  • A Brief Excursus into Classical Sociology

  • Introducing the Concept of “Ethnos”

  • Ethnos as Concept and Ethnos as Phenomenon



2. The Fundamental Concepts, Instruments, and Methods of Ethnosociology



  • The Basic Concepts of Ethnosociology (Types of Society)

  • The Instrumental Concepts of Ethnosociology



3. The Theoretical Paradigms of Ethnosociological Methodology



  • Primordialism

  • Constructivism

  • Instrumentalism



4. Foreign Ethnosociology



  • The German School of Ethnosociology, Cultural Circles, Ethnopsychology

  • The American School of Ethnosociology, Cultural Anthropology, The History of Religions, & Ethnomethodology

  • The English School of Ethnosociology, Social Anthropology, Functionalism, Evolutionism

  • The French School of Ethnosociology, Classical Sociology, Structural Anthropology



5. Ethnosociology in Russia



  • Prehistory of Russian Ethnology

  • The Creation in Russia of Systematized Ethnology as a Science


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