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Sociology in America A History

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ISBN-10: 0226090957

ISBN-13: 9780226090955

Edition: 2007

Authors: Craig Calhoun

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This is an exploration of the growth of American sociology as it addressed changes and challenges throughout the 20th century, covering topics ranging from the discipline's intellectual roots to understanding (and misunderstanding) of race and gender to the impact of the Depression and the 1960s.
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List price: $44.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 3/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 880
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 1.93" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Sociology in America: An Introduction
The American Spencerians: Theorizing a New Science
Thrice Told: Narratives of Sociology's Relation to Social Work
A Life in the First Half-Century of Sociology: Charles Ellwood and the Division of Sociology
Knowledge from the Field
Pragmatism, Phenomenology, and Twentieth-Century American Sociology
On Edge: Sociology during the Great Depression and the New Deal
Hot War, Cold War: The Structures of Sociological Action, 1940-1955
American Sociology before and after World War II: The (Temporary) settling of a Disciplinary Field
Orthodoxy, Heterodoxy, and Hierarchy: "Mainstream" Sociology and itsChallengers
From Relevance to Irrelevance: The Curious Impact of the Sixties on Public Sociology
The Culture of Sociology in Disarray: The Impact of 1968 on U.S. Sociology
Assessing the Feminist Revolution: The Presence and Absence of Gender in Theory and Practice
Feminist Sociology in the Twentieth Century United States: Life Stories in Historical Context
Sociology of Race and W.E.B. DuBois: The Path Not Taken
The Dark Side of the Force: One Hundred Years of the Sociology of Race
Pushing the Boundaries or Business as Usual? Race, Class, and Gender Studies and Sociological Inquiry
Criminology, Criminologists, and the Sociological Enterprise
Betwixt and Between Discipline and Profession: A History of Sociology of Education
Internationalism and Global Transformations in American Sociology
Defining Disciplinary Identity: The Historiography of U.S. Sociology
Appendix: Histories of American Sociology: Readings and Resources
List of Contributors