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An Invitation to Classical Sociology

Meditations on Some Great Social Thinkers

by Franco Ferrarotti

  • 207 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Lexington Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social & political philosophy,
  • Social theory,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • History,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7913248M
    ISBN 100739105086
    ISBN 109780739105085

    "An introduction to sociology is, therefore, an invitation to a very special kind of passion. No passion is without its dangers. The sociologist who sells his wares should make sure that he clearly pronounces a "caveat emptor" (let the buyer beware) quite early in the transaction.". Analysis of the intellectual development of the sociology of law, with special attention to the broadening of research areas, especially in European sociology. Calavita, Kitty. Invitation to law & society: An introduction to the study of real law. Chicago Series in Law and Society. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press.

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    Introduction to Sociology, Sociology Dr. Walter Scalen, Adjunct Instructor In addition to the required book you may also find the following book useful. Invitation to Sociology: a Humanistic Perspective. The student will be able to identify, compare, and contrast sociological classical and contemporary theories. PLOs 1. The. Invitation to Sociology Peter Berger () We would say then that the sociologist (that is, the one we would really like to invite to our game) is a person intensively, endlessly, shamelessly interested in the doings of men. His natural habitat is all the human gathering places of the world, wherever men* come together. The sociologist may be.


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