Social theory and social structure

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Free Press, Aug 1, 1968 - Social Science - 702 pages
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This new printing is not a newly revised edition, only an enlarged one. The revised edition of 1957 remains intact except that its short introduction has been greatly expanded to appear here as Chapters I and II. The only other changes are technical and minor ones: the correction of typographical errors and amended indexes of subjects and names.

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On the History and Systematics
On Sociological Theories of the Middle Range
Manifest and Latent Functions

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Robert K. Merton is University Pro-fessor at Columbia.

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