The Emergence of Sociological Theory / Edition 2 available in Hardcover
This text provides an analysis of the most important theorists in sociology from 1830 to 1930, focusing primarily on Comte, Spencer, Marx, Weber, Simmel, Durkheim, Pareto, and Mead. It closely examines the scholars and schools who influenced these important theorists. It covers the origin of the ideas of each theorist, their basic works and contributions, and the legacy of the abstract models and principles that they contributed to sociological theory. This text is a complementary volume to Turner's well-respected book on contemporary theory, The Structure of Sociological Theory, Sixth Edition.
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About the Author
Jonathan Turner is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at UC, Riverside. He has authored dozen of articles and over thirty books, including THE STRUCTURE OF SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY, a companion volume to this book.
Leonard Beeghley has written numerous books and articles primarily in the area of stratification and social police issues.
Charles Powers has done research and written books and articles in the areas of theory and organizations.
Table of Contents1. Why Did Sociology Emerge? 2. The Origin and Context of Auguste Comte's Thought. 3. The Sociology of Auguste Comte. 4. The Origin and Context of Herbert Spencer's Thought. 5. The Sociology of Herbert Spencer. 6. The Origin and Context of Karl Marx's Thought. 7. The Sociology of Karl Marx. 8. The Origin and Context of Max Weber's Thought. 9. The Sociology of Max Weber. l0. The Origin and Context of Georg Simmel's Thought. 11. The Sociology of Georg Simmel. 12. The Origin and Context of Emile Durkheim's Thought. 13. The Sociology of Emile Durkheim. 14. The Origin and Context of Vilfredo Pareto's Thought. l5. The Sociology of Vilfredo Pareto. 16. The Origin and Context of George Herbert Mead's Thought. 17. The Sociology of George Herbert Mead. l8. The Early Masters in Contemporary Theoretical Perspective.