1st Edition

Social Development (Routledge Revivals)
Its Nature and Conditions





ISBN 9780415581264
Published January 7, 2011 by Routledge
348 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1924, Professor Hobhouse's theories and commentaries upon social development are an important milestone in the history of sociological thought. Of particular interest to the modern sociologist is his delineation of the struggle of the human mind towards rationality in thought and action and his insistence on the principle that in all social investigations it is necessary to distinguish between questions of fact and questions of value. 

Table of Contents

1. The Growth of Communities  2. Society and the Community  3. The Basis of the Community  4. Development  5. The Conditions of Social Development  6. Psychological Conditions: From Impulse to Will  7. Psychological Conditions: The Root-Interests of Man  8. The Interaction of Minds  9. The Social Factor  10. Intellectual Development  11. The Development of Institutions  12. The Interpretation of Social Development  13. Social Law and Social Science  14. Consistency in Development

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