Social Theory: Roots and Branches : Readings
Roxbury Publishing Company, 2003 - Social Science - 499 pages
Seventy selections comprise this introductory sociological reader. Kivisto (Augustana College) has organized the material into sections containing writings the founding figures of the discipline from 1840 to 1920 (roots) and contributions from the proliferations of schools that followed (branches
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