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A History of Sociology in Britain

Science, Literature, and Society

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A History of Sociology in Britain by A.H. Halsey
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A critical history of sociology in Britain. A.H. Halsey presents an authoritative picture of the neglect, expansion, fragmentation and explosion of the discipline over the 21st century. The story begins with L.T. Hobhouse's election to the first Chair in Sociology in London in 1907, but traces earlier origins of the discipline to Scotland and the English provinces. There is a lively account of the 19th-century battles between literature and science for the possession of the third culture of social studies, setting the context for a narrative history of rapid expansion in the second half of the 20th century.
Release date NZ
April 1st, 2004
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
numerous figures & tables
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Pages
296
Dimensions
155x233x17
ISBN-13
9780199266616
Product ID
1859014

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