Classical Sociology

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SAGE, Dec 6, 1999 - Social Science - 291 pages
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"In this book, one of the foremost sociologists of the present day turns his gaze upon the key figures and seminal institutions in the rise of sociology." "This book is a systematic introduction to classical sociology and its development in the twentiethcentury. Accessible and authoritative, it will be required reading for anyone interested in sociology and social theory today."--BOOK JACKET.
 

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Contents

An introduction
3
Max Webers Reception into Classical Sociology
30
Max Weber and Karl Marx
70
Max Weber on Economy and Society
72
Emile Durkheim on Civil Society
88
Karl Mannheim on Ideology and Utopia
111
Karl Mannheim and the Sociology of Culture
128
Georg Simmel and the Sociology of Money
147
The Sociology and Anthropology of Religion 1 87
187
The Sociology of the City
199
The Sociology of Social Stratification
218
The Sociology and Anthropology of the Family
232
The Sociology of Generations with Ron Eyerman
246
The Sociology of Citizenship
262
Coherence and Rupture in the Discipline of Sociology
276
Index
285

Talcott Parsons on the Social System
164
The Early Sociology of Institutions
185

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About the author (1999)

Bryan S. Turner is Professor of Sociology in the Asian Research Institute (ARI) at the National University of Singapore. Previously he was Professor of Sociology in the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Cambridge from 1998-2005. His research interests include globalization and religion, concentrating on such issues as religious conflict and the modern state, religious authority and electronic information, religious, consumerism and youth cultures, human rights and religion, the human body, medical change, and religious cosmologies. He is Joint Chief Editor of the journal Citizenship Studies and serves on the editorial boards of several prestigious journals.

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