Classical Sociological Theory, Paperback

Classical Sociological Theory Paperback

Edited by Craig Calhoun, Joseph Gerteis, James Moody, Steven Pfaff, Indermohan Virk



This comprehensive collection of classical sociological theory is a definitive guide to the roots of sociology from its undisciplined beginnings to its current influence on contemporary sociological debate. * Explores influential works of Marx, Durkheim, Weber, Mead, Simmel, Freud, Du Bois, Adorno, Marcuse, Parsons, and Merton * Editorial introductions lend historical and intellectual perspective to the substantial readings * Includes a new section with new readings on the immediate "pre-history" of sociological theory, including the Enlightenment and de Tocqueville * Individual reading selections are updated throughout


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 574 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Category: Social theory
  • ISBN: 9780470655672



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