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Emile Durkheim III Critical Assessments of Leading Sociologists

Emile Durkheim III: Critical Assessments of Leading Sociologists

1st Edition

Edited By W.S.F. Pickering
December 19, 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

Edited By John Offer
June 20, 2000

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 ...

Michel Foucault I and II Critical Assessments Complete Set

Michel Foucault I and II: Critical Assessments Complete Set

1st Edition

Edited By Barry Smart
February 05, 1998

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

The Chicago School: Critical Assessments

The Chicago School: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

Edited By Ken Plummer
September 26, 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 ...

Emile Durkheim Critical Assessments 2nd Series

Emile Durkheim: Critical Assessments 2nd Series

1st Edition

Edited By Peter Hamilton
December 15, 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

Edited By Jay M. Bernstein
November 15, 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

Edited By 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

By David Frisby
January 31, 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

Edited By Peter Hamilton
February 19, 1993

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 ...

Talcott Parsons Critical Assessments

Talcott Parsons: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

Edited By Peter Hamilton
August 14, 1992

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Emile Durkheim Critical Assessments

Emile Durkheim: Critical Assessments

1st Edition

Edited By Peter Hamilton
August 14, 1990

First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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