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Masters of Sociological Thought: Ideas in Historical and Social Context

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For todays readers to understand the history of sociological theories more is required than a knowledge of formal propositions and theoretical structures. In this impressive and enduring text, Coser elucidates his examination of the ideas of fifteen influential sociological thinkers with a discussion of the social and intellectual circumstances that surrounded them. Each o ...more
Paperback, Second Edition, 640 pages
Published July 1st 2003 by Waveland Press
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میدونم که رِیت دادن بهش احمقانه ترین کار دنیاس، وقتی جمعا 54 صفحه شو خوندی فقط(قراره بیشتر شه البته)ولی خب خواستم این کارو بکنم دیگه، دلم خواست! بعله!
و اگر همسن و سال منید، و میخواید که سلامت عقلتون حفظ بشه، و هنوز وقتی آدمای عادی باهاتون حرف میزنن، بفهمید و بفهمند، خواهش میکنم که به خاطر خودتونم که شده، فعلا، تا مجبور نشدین سراغش نرین!
اولين كتابي بود(شما توجه داشته باشيد كه من دنياي سوفي و ناديا خوندم آ!) كه منو وادار كرد به ساختن شلو سخت ترين ها واقعا!
Jadi
به نظرم سه کتاب هست که اگر کسی بخواد بدونه جامعه شناسی در چه مورد حرف می زنه باید بخونه. اولی «زندگی و اندیشه بزرگان جامعه شناسی کوزر» دومی «نظریه های جامعه شناسی ریتزر» و سومی «جامعه شناسی گیدنز»
Elham Rabiee
like it!
حسن بزرگی که دارد این است که فضای اجتماعی و به طور کلی غیرمعرفتی هر متفکر را هم توضیح می دهد
Mohsen Sad
جامعه شناسی خیلی بهتر از فلسفه است
Mohammad.F Jaber
a very robust book...the only issue is that there are a myriad of ideas making it challenging. the most enticing are those about marx's theory of alienation and max weber's ideas on the rationalization of post capitalist societies.
Taymara Jagmohan
Lots of reading, but when a mission is completed, we begin to never be the same.

Now. We're better.

Wonderful book, with tonnes to learn.

Study of Society- lol.

Razieh Shahverdi
قطعن بعد از گیدنز باید دومین کتاب باشه برای شروع جامعه شناسی.
ترجمه خوبی هم دارد.
Randy Richardson
This book in hand and a dictionary close by. Chiliastic, really?
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