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One of the first major studies of sociology, this book explores the clash between small-scale neighborhood-based communities and the large-scale competitive market society. It considers all aspects of life — political, economic, legal, family, religion and culture. Discusses construction of "se... read more
|The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind |
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One of the most influential books on social psychology ever written, brilliantly instructive in the general characteristics and mental unity of a crowd. A must-read for students, politicians, and investors.
|The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life |
by Émile Durkheim, Joseph Ward Swain
A founder of modern sociology examines animism, naturism, totemism, myth, and ritual in this 1912 classic, which traces the source of religion and morality to a collective consciousness.
|The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism |
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|The Communist Manifesto and Other Revolutionary Writings: Marx, Marat, Paine, Mao Tse-Tung, Gandhi and Others |
by Bob Blaisdell
Concise anthology presents broad selection of writings: Declaration of Independence, Declaration of the Rights of Man, Communist Manifesto, plus works by Lenin, Trotsky, Marat, Danton, Rousseau, Gandhi, Mao, other leading figures in revolutionary thought. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
|On the Social Contract |
by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
A milestone of political science, Rousseau's 1762 work argues that all government is fundamentally flawed and that modern society is rife with inequality. He proposes an alternative system for the development of self-governing, self-disciplined citizens.
One of the first major studies of sociology, this book explores the clash between small-scale neighborhood-based communities and the large-scale competitive market society. It considers all aspects of life — political, economic, legal, family, religion and culture. Discusses construction of "selfhood" and "personhood," and modes of cognition, language, and understanding.
Reprint of the Harper & Row, New York, 1957 edition.
|ISBN 10: ||0486424979 |
|ISBN 13: ||9780486424972 |
|Author/Editor: ||Ferdinand Tönnies |
|Format: ||Book |
|Page Count: ||320 |
|Dimensions: ||5 3/8 x 8 1/2 |
|Publication date: ||November 2011 |
|Table of Contents: ||Click here to view the Table of Contents |
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