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Major Social Theorists
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Lengermann, Patricia, and Jill Niebrugge-Brantley. 2010. “Major Social Theorists”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the major theorists and the basic
paradigms that shaped sociology in its beginnings, 1830-1930. You should leave this
course better able to bring a sociological imagination to bear on the problems and
possibilities of your private life, the public world, and the course work you do in other

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