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A Short History of Sociological Thought, Third Edition

by Alan Swingewood

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • History,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9557513M
    ISBN 100312230931
    ISBN 109780312230937
    OCLC/WorldCa42603336

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This lucidly written, jargon-free text offers an account of the rise of sociological thought from its origins in the eighteenth century. Beginning with the classical sociology of Marx, Durkheim, Weber and Simmel, it goes on to examine the modern paradigms of functionalism, interactionism, structuralism and critical Marxism, and ends by discussing salient contemporary sociological theory Cited by:   This book is a critical assessment of the work of classical sociologists such as Marx, Weber, and Durkheim and the work of Mead, Goffman, Parsons, and Foucault.

The relationship between modernity and sociology is critically evaluated. It is argued that sociology arose out of modernity and its theories of society can be understood in this context.

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The term sociology was coined by Auguste Comte () in from the Latin term socius (companion, associate) and the Greek term logia (study of, speech). Comte hoped to unify all the sciences under sociology; he believed sociology held the potential to improve society and direct human activity, including the other sciences.

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