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Author Cuzzort, Raymond Paul, 1926-

Title Humanity and modern sociological thought / R.P. Cuzzort
Published New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, [1969]


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Description xi, 350 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Varieties of courage: an introduction to social thought. -- The sacred and the profane: an introduction to Emile Durkheim. -- Power, bureaucracy, money, and religion: the views of Max Weber. -- The unanticipated consequences of human actions: the views of Robert King Merton. -- Can science save us? The question of George A. Lundberg. -- Statistics of deadly quarrels: the logic of Lewis F. Richardson. -- The sociologist in anger: the views of C. Wright Mills. -- Abundance, leisure, and loneliness: an introduction to David Riesman. -- Humanity as the big con: the human views of Erving Goffman. -- The use of sociology as bad faith: the views of Peter L. Berger. -- The science of culture: the views of Leslie White. -- The crisis of our age: the views of Pitirim A. Sorokin. -- Cultural dreams and nightmares: observations by Jules Henry. -- The formation of delinquent culture: Albert K. Cohen's theory of the gang. -- How to lose at games: the coalition theories of Theodore Caplow. -- The uses of sociological thought: a summary.0
Summary The content of this book consists, for the most part, of a discussion of the major works and ideas of fourteen men who have contributed to social thought
Notes Second ed. published in 1976 under title: Humanity and modern social thought
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sociology -- History.
LC no. 69014522
ISBN 0030754658
0030814790 (paperback)