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Approaches to Social Theory

Based on the W.I. Thomas and Florian Zmaniecki Memorial Conf on Social Theory

by Siegwart Lindenberg

  • 181 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Russell Sage Foundation Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology - General,
  • Sociological Theory,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Congresses,
  • Methodology,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8348224M
    ISBN 100871542056
    ISBN 109780871542052

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Thomas and Florian Znaniecki Memorial Conference on Social Theory, held at the University of Chicago, brought together an outstanding array of scholars representing a variety of contending approaches to social theory.

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