Library News - Sociology

Wednesday, December 03, 2008

New Database: Social Theory

Social Theory offers an extensive selection of documents that explore the complexities and interpret the nature of social behavior and organization. In addition to direct access, the titles of these works can also be found through the library catalogue. Complete list of authors.

Here are some available titles:

Aspects of Sociology, [by] Theodor W. Adorno and translated by John Viertel. (Beacon Press, Boston, MA, 1972). 210 pp

Culture as Praxis, [by] Zygmunt Bauman. (Sage, London, England, 1999). 148 pp

A General View of Positivism, by Auguste Comte. (Trübner & Co., London, England, 1865). 426 pp

Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison, [by] Michel Foucault. (Vintage Books, New York, NY, 1979). 333 pp

Social Theory and Social Structure, [by] Robert K. Merton. (Free Press, New York, NY, 1968). 702 pp