Pitirim A Sorokin: The interconnection between his life and scientific work

@article{Ponomareva2011PitirimAS,
  title={Pitirim A Sorokin: The interconnection between his life and scientific work},
  author={Inna Vladimirovna Ponomareva},
  journal={International Sociology},
  year={2011},
  volume={26},
  pages={878 - 904}
}
  • I. Ponomareva
  • Published 26 May 2011
  • Sociology
  • International Sociology
This article discusses the relationship between two periods of Pitirim A Sorokin’s life, career and scientific work: the Russian period (till 1922) and the American (1923–68). The main sociological problems of both periods are considered in the article, including: social behaviour, the positivistic system of sociology and famine (as the key problems of his Russian period) and revolution, social stratification, social mobility, social and cultural dynamics and altruistic love (as the key… 
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