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Author Hurst, Allison L., 1969- author.

Title Classical sociological theory and foundations of American sociology / Allison L. Hurst

Publication Info. [Corvallis, OR] : Oregon State University, [2018?]-

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Description 1 online resource
Series Ecampus open educational resources
Note Publication and on-going maintenance of this textbook is possible due to grant support from Oregon State University Ecampus
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references
Contents I. Marx and Engels -- II. Durkheim -- III. Weber -- IV. Early American sociology
Summary There are a few major themes that come up over and over again during the course of classical sociological theory's development. All three classical theorists were writing at a time when sociology was a new and emerging discipline. This new discipline was called forth by momentous social changes taking place in European (and American) society during this time period. These changes were related to the rise of capitalism, industrialization, and new political representation for the majority of people (or, at least, a desire for such by many). Calls for socialism emerged as a response to recognition of new social divisions. Each of the three theorists you will read here weighed in on these historical changes, theorizing the contours and dynamics of this new "modern" society excerpted from Introduction
Local Note Open Educational Resources (OER). Open Textbooks
Open Textbook Library
Subject Sociology -- History -- Textbooks.
Sociology -- Methodology -- History -- Textbooks.
Sociologists -- Biography -- Textbooks.
Sociology -- United States -- History -- Textbooks.
Sociology -- Methodology.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Open educational resources
Added Author Oregon State University, issuing body.