This concise text, covers both classical and contemporary social thought. It traces the major schools of thought over the past 150 years as they appear and reappear in different chapters and looks at important new voices in social theory. The treatment of individual theories and theorists is balanced with the development of key themes and ideas about social life.
Other Voices in Sociological Theorizing
Section I introduced theory and theorizing, as well as three important early nineteenth-century “parents” of sociology. In Section II you encountered capitalist conservative theory and ideology: evolution and functionalism. Section III presented the radical anticapitalist response, and Section ...