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Emile Durkheim III: Critical Assessments of Leading Sociologists

Emile Durkheim III: Critical Assessments of Leading Sociologists

1st Edition

W.S.F. Pickering
November 23, 2000

This third set of Critical Assessments on the foremost French Sociologist takes as its main focus writings since 1990. The articles have been selected by a team of international scholars from the British School for Durkheimian Studies. Each specialist has written a new introduction to set their...

Herbert Spencer: Critical Assessments

Herbert Spencer: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

John Offer
December 16, 1999

Herbert Spencer (1820-1903) was a major figure in the early development of sociology, famous for work which likened society to an organism and analysed it in evolutionary terms. In this context he was contributing to evolutionary theory before as well as after Darwin and argued consistently that...

The Chicago School: Critical Assessments

The Chicago School: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

Ken Plummer
September 11, 1997

The Chicago School was the first major school of sociology in the USA, dominating the field for the first thirty-five years of the twentieth century. Drawing upon the nineteenth century British social survey methods of Charles Booth and others, and influenced by continental European social...

Anthony Giddens: Critical Assessments

Anthony Giddens: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

Christopher Bryant, David Jary
December 05, 1996

Anthony Giddens has made original contributions to the fields of social theory, political sociology, the sociology of stratification and suicide. It has been said that he is one of the most outstanding sociologists living today.This set collects together carefully chosen secondary articles which...

Michel Foucault I and II: Critical Assessments Complete Set

Michel Foucault I and II: Critical Assessments Complete Set

1st Edition

Barry Smart
December 07, 1995

First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Emile Durkheim: Critical Assessments 2nd Series

Emile Durkheim: Critical Assessments 2nd Series

1st Edition

Peter Hamilton
December 22, 1994

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Emile Durkheim: Critical Assessments

Emile Durkheim: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

Peter Hamilton
December 22, 1994

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Max Weber I and II: Critical Assessments Complete Set

Max Weber I and II: Critical Assessments Complete Set

1st Edition

Peter Hamilton
November 10, 1994

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Frankfurt School: Critical Assessments

The Frankfurt School: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

Jay M. Bernstein
November 03, 1994

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Michel Foucault I: Critical Assessments: Archaeology, Genealogy and Politics

Michel Foucault I: Critical Assessments: Archaeology, Genealogy and Politics

1st Edition

Barry Smart
September 15, 1994

Without doubt Michel Foucault was one of the towering intellectual presences of the twentieth century. His work on the organization of knowledge, sexuality, power, discipline, medicine, madness, identity and politics has left an indelible mark on our understanding of these matters.In recognition of...

Georg Simmel: Critical Assessments

Georg Simmel: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

David Frisby
January 06, 1994

Georg Simmel predicted that he would have no followers after his death. However he is now widely recognized as the father of the sociology of Modernity. His ideas on the metropolis, consumer culture, social space and aesthetics are at the crux of contemporary debate in sociology. This collection...

George Herbert Mead: Critical Assessments

George Herbert Mead: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

Peter Hamilton
December 17, 1992

George Herbert Mead (1863-1931) is widely seen as the father of symbolic interactionism. He is celebrated as probably the most original and important American sociologist of the twentieth century. This collection of critical assessments shows why Mead is important for symbolic interactionism. But...

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