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# Sociological Theory

Spanning the history of sociological theory from its inception to updated theoretical developments since the sixth edition, this text integrates key theories with biographical sketches of theorists, placing readings in context and helping students understand the original works of classical authors.

Hardcover, Seventh Edition, 652 pages

Published
July 23rd 2007
by McGraw-Hill
(first published 1983)

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Ritzer tends to simplify some very important aspects of many theories. On the other side, he often pays much attention to less important aspects of grand theories.

I am not a passionate Marxist, but the lack of attention given to Neo-marxism is a big minus.

I am an European student and am therefore used to heavier literature, so this opinion might be biased. But in my opinion, this book oversimp ...more

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