Predecessors: Sociology Before Sociology (1882–1948)

Part of the Sociology Transformed book series (SOTR)


Proto -sociological studies, which related to the nascent Jewish Israeli society, were produced since the late nineteenth century. Three genres of early social science were practiced by in the period 1882–1948: social analysis produced by organic intellectuals, or ideologues, of the Jewish-Zionist political movements; research cond ucted by experts on colonization , as assigned by institutional agencies; and the academic conceptual and historical work of migrant Jewish scholars affiliated with HUJI (founded in 1925).


Arthur Ruppin Colonization experts Dov Ber Borochov Haim Arlosoroff  Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel (HUJI)  Palestine Martin Buber Organic intellectuals Protosociology Sociological predecessors 


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  1. 1.Department of Sociology and AnthropologyBen Gurion University of the NegevBeer ShevaIsrael

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