A Modern Sociological Classic

  • Piotr Sztompka
Part of the Contemporary Social Theory book series (CONTSTHE)


Now that the work of Robert K. Merton has been reviewed, interpreted and systematised in topical order — according to the main problem-areas of his concern — it is time to return to another perspective; to dig deeper under the surface and to summarise the pervasive emphases, foci, and leitmotifs of his sociology. In this final chapter I abandon the topical order and adopt a thematic order.


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© Piotr Sztompka 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Piotr Sztompka
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  1. 1.Jagiellonian University at KrakowPoland

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