Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory: Text and Readings

Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory: Text and Readings

by Scott A. Appelrouth

ISBN-10: 1412992338
ISBN-13: 9781412992336
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
Edition: Second Edition - 2011

Book Description
Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory is a “hybrid” between a core textbook and a primary source reader. This book builds on the authors’ Sociological Theory in the Classical Era and Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era, to combine the major writings of sociology’s core classical and contemporary theorists with an historical and theoretical framework for understanding them. It provides not just a biographical and theoretical summary of each theorist/reading, but, in addition, an overarching scaffolding which students can use to examine, compare, and contrast each theorists’ major themes and concepts. No other theory text combines such “student-friendly” explanation and analysis with original theoretical works.