Sociological Theory in the Classical Era: Text and Readings

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Pine Forge Press, 2005 - Social Science - 402 pages
Sociological Theory in the Classical Era is a highly-acclaimed new text which utilizes the unique and increasingly popular text/reader approach. The book presents major readings by sociology's key classical theorists, including Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Charlotte Perkins-Gilman, Georg Simmel, W.E.B. Du Bois, and George Herbert Mead. The corresponding text written by Laura Desfor Edles and Scott Appelrouth gives students the analytical framework necessary for them to develop a more critical and gratifying understanding of the ideas advanced by these theorists.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Karl Marx
17
Significant Others
25
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
78
Durkheims Theoretical Orientation
86
Max Weber
135
Significant Others
143
DISCUSSION OUESTIONS
191
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
240
READINGS
252
W E B Du Bois
301
READINGS
314
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
345
Significant Others
351
DISCUSSION OUESTIONS
391
Index
399

Intellectual Influences and Core Ideas
197
READINGS
204

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Scott Appelrouth is Assistant Professor of Sociology at California State University, Northridge.

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