Fishpond Gift Vouchers - Let them choose!

New Zealand's Lowest Prices. Guaranteed

Marx, Durkheim, Weber

`This is an excellent introduction to classical social theory. For most students it is the only book on the subject that they will need. The expositions are clear and comprehensive, outlining with almost alarming clarity ideas with which many of us have to struggle' - Alan Bryman, The Management Centre, University of Leicester This is a thoroughly revised, expanded version of the best selling student text in classical social theory. The book provides an authoritative, accessible undergraduate guide to the three pivotal figures in the classical tradition. Readable and stimulating, the book explains the key ideas of these thinkers and situates them in their historical and philosophical contexts. The student gains an immediate understanding of what is distinctive and relevant about these giants of sociology. The book includes a glossary with over 150 entries. For a decade, the book has been required reading on undergraduate degree programmes. This new edition, refines the material, extends the analysis and enhances our appreciation. It is a nugget in its field.
Product Details

Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTIONThe Origins and Foundations of Modern Social Theory: 1750-1920Modern Social Theory DefinedThe Central Subject Matter of Social TheoryPART TWO: KARL MARXThe Historical Context of Karl Marx's WorkThe Shift to MaterialismThe German IdeologyMarx's Economic Works: 1850-1867Capital Volume One, Part A Economic and Social Elements of CapitalismCapital Volume One, Part B The Theory of Value Capital Volume One, Part C Theory of Surplus Value Capital Volume One, Part D The Genesis of CapitalismTheory of AlienationMarx's Theory of Alienation and the 1844 ManuscriptsMarx's Political WritingsMarx's Dialectical View of History The Theory of DevelopmentPART THREE: EMILE DURKHEIMThe Historical Context of Emile Durkheim's WorkThe Division of Labor in SocietyThe Rules of Sociological MethodDurkheim's Study of SuicideThe Elementary Form of the Religious LifePART FOUR: MAX WEBERThe Historical Context of Max Weber's WorkWeber's Theoretical Perspective and Fundamental Themes in His WorkThe Theme of Capitalism in Weber's WorkWeber's Theory of Class, Status and PartyWeber's Concept of the Status Group The Separation of Status from ClassThe Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of CapitalismWeber's Methodology and the Theory of Knowledge in the Social SciencesThe Theory of Legitimate Domination Weber's Political WritingsWeber's Study of Bureaucracy

About the Author

Ken Morrison is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Wilfred Laurier University, Ontario, Canada

Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Marx, Durkheim, Weber: Formations of Modern Social Thought on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top