New PDF release: American Sociological Theory. A Critical History

By Robert Bierstedt

ISBN-10: 0120974800

ISBN-13: 9780120974801

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ISBN-13: 9780120974825

American Sociological concept: A severe historical past discusses the background of yankee sociological concept by way of delivering a selective and demanding account of ten writers principally fascinated with the topic.
Chapters 1 to ten of this publication are dedicated to the contributions and investigations of ten acclaimed sociological theorists— William Graham Sumner, Lester Frank Ward, Charles Horton Cooley, Edward Alsworth Ross, Florian Znaniecki, Robert Morrison Maclver, Pitirim A. Sorokin, George A. Lundberg, Talcott Parsons, and Robert ok. Merton. The sociological label, legacy of Spencer, normative taboo, American references, and the ""Holy Trinity"" (Marx, Durkheim, and Weber) also are elaborated during this textual content.
This booklet is an effective reference for college students and researchers carrying out paintings on basic sociological idea.

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There is an article on Ward in that publication. It was written by Bernhard J. Stern and begins with the observation that Ward, along with Comte and Spencer, is one of the founders of sociology. Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 15 vols. (New York: Macmillan, 1937), vol. 15, pp. 353-354. 2. Cyrenus achieved a measure of fame as the author of two tracts, A Labor Catechism of Political Economy and The Ancient Lowly: A History of the Working People, which he set in type and printed himself and which won favorable notice from such worthies as Horace Greeley, Charles A.

A knowledge of history may be an accomplishment, but ignorance of it is no hindrance to success in life. Summary and Evaluation Sumner is easy to criticize. A catalogue of his inconsistencies and confusions would require many pages. It would also require an amount of space that could be devoted to more fruitful enterprises. It is necessary nevertheless to mention his serious inability to maintain a distinction between folkways and mores. The subtitle of Folkways itself alerts us to this difficulty.

But Folkways was a remarkable correction of an earlier kind of conventional wisdom, one 95. Folkways, sec. 232. Expressions like this are too numerous to count. 96. Elementary Sociology (Englewood Cliffs, N. : Prentice-Hall, 1971), p. 112. The title is misleading; Caplow's sociology is far from elementary. 97. "The Norm of Reciprocity," American Sociological Review 25 (April 1960): 161-178. See also the brief discussion of hospitality in Robert Bierstedt, The Social Order, 4th ed. (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1974), p.

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