Principles of Structure and Change
||Elwell, Frank L.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Athabasca University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $26.95|
| Book Description: |
Macrosociology--the study of large-scale social structures andthe fundamental principles of social organization--was the styleof sociology practiced by the founders of the discipline. Today, thesocial theories of Karl Marx, Max Weber, Ã%mile Durkheim, and HerbertSpencer (among others) are commonly studied as part of the history ofthe field, but, although the macrosociological approach that thesethinkers advocated is still employed, it no longer dominates thediscipline. Instead,...