Social Determinisms and Individual Freedom

  • Raymond Boudon


Contemporary sociology may often take the form of a sociology without a subject. Homo sociologicus is either described as if he were programmed by ‘social structures’ or as if he were determined by his social origins and his social position.


Unintended Consequence Sociological Theory Explanatory Schema Individual Freedom Voluntary Association 
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Chapter 7

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