By Robert Bierstedt
Chapters 1 to ten of this booklet 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 book is an efficient reference for college students and researchers accomplishing paintings on common sociological theory.
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