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Key Sociological Thinkers
by Rob Stones
Dispite the fact that most of us think often about society and social life, few of us have had extensive schooling in how to organize or structure such thought. Guided by the belief that the sociological imagination is impoverished if accessible only to a handful of specialists, Key Sociological Thinkers provides the lay reader with a clear and manageable overview of the ...more
Paperback, 366 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by New York University Press
(first published June 22nd 1998)
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Fantastic. Clear explanations of the most important ideas of the most important writers in sociology. Excellent for when you need a basis because you read so many articles that refer to Durkheim and Marx and Bourdieu.