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Sociology: Getting interested!

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Interested in Sociology

I often say sociology is a martial art, a means of self-defense. Basically, you use it to defend yourself, without having the right to use it for unfair attacks. -Pierre Bourdieu, Sociologist

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Icons of Sociology

Icons of Sociology presents a great variety of seminal insights of renowned founders of sociology and the pioneering theories of highly reputed modern sociologists. It takes readers on a tour through the (young) history of sociology. A journey that brings them into contact with examples of the social theories and empirical studies evolved by Auguste Comte, Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, Georg Simmel, Max Weber, Talcott Parsons, Norbert Elias, Mary Douglas, Peter L. Berger, Pierre Bourdieu and JŸrgen Habermas.
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