Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Foundations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Alan Swingewood
      Pages 7-28
  3. Classical Sociology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Alan Swingewood
      Pages 97-127
    3. Alan Swingewood
      Pages 128-170
    4. Alan Swingewood
      Pages 171-193
    5. Alan Swingewood
      Pages 194-222
  4. Modern Sociology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 223-223
    2. Alan Swingewood
      Pages 225-251
    3. Alan Swingewood
      Pages 252-274
    4. Alan Swingewood
      Pages 275-295
    5. Alan Swingewood
      Pages 296-312
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 323-348

About this book

Introduction

This second edition of a highly successful book provides the student with a thematic and problem-centred account of the development of classical and modern sociological theory from its origins in enlightenment philosophy to contemporary debates on the nature of modern society.

Keywords

nature philosophy sociological theory sociology

Authors and affiliations

  • Alan Swingewood
    • 1
  1. 1.London School of EconomicsUK

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