On The Practice Of Sociology

  title={On The Practice Of Sociology},
  author={Gary D. Jaworski and Pitirim A. Sorokin and Barry V. Johnston},
Pitirim Sorokin rose from a peasant childhood in Russia to become a major figure in the history of sociology. However, he was considered both a pioneer and an outcast. This text includes essays by this controversial thinker which range from his early Russian years to his final work in the 1960s. His early American works are considered to have opened new vistas in rural sociology, social stratification, and theory, and won him the chairmanship of sociology at Harvard University. A constant… 
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