I'm afraid this work was far, far more technical than I expected it to be. It seemed to presume a level of knowledge from the reader that I do not have and doubtless shall never acquire. Which is too bad in a way, since there seems to be a LOT of interesting material here. I also like the author's approach: he seemed unafraid to criticize, but kept all criticism either to the particular , as in matters of fact, or to how a the theory other sociologists fall into problems either via unwarranted assumptions or ignoring inconvenient facts.
Keeping it listed, though. Who knows? Maybe someday I shall return to it.
Do wish there was a "did not finish tag."