Classical Sociological Theory (Paperback)

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By Craig Calhoun (Editor), Joseph Gerteis (Editor), James Moody (Editor)
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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

About the Author


Craig Calhoun is University Professor of the Social Sciences at New York University, and President of the Social Science Research Council. Joseph Gerteis is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. James Moody is the Robert O. Keohane Professor of Sociology, Duke University, North Carolina. Steven Pfaff is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington. Indermohan Virk is Lecturer in Sociology and Executive Director of the Patten Foundation at Indiana University, Bloomington.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780470655672
ISBN-10: 0470655674
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: January 17th, 2012
Pages: 576
Language: English