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Sociology 365 – Contemporary Sociological Theory
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Eisenberg, Anne. 2010. “Sociology 365 – Contemporary Sociological Theory”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


The classical theorists (Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Mead, and Simmel, among others) presented discussions about the impact of industrialism and modern capitalism on human society. Their writings established the discipline of sociology by identifying and discussing relevant key social issues. Contemporary, or modern, sociological theory builds on the...

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