Pitirim A. Sorokin (1889-1968): Pioneer and Pariah

  title={Pitirim A. Sorokin (1889-1968): Pioneer and Pariah},
  author={Barry V. Johnston},
  journal={International Sociology},
  pages={229 - 238}
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Since coined by Comte, altruism has become one of the most controversial concepts in social and behavioral sciences, although altruistic behavior and related topics have been successfully studied
Pitirim A Sorokin: The interconnection between his life and scientific work
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Sorokin and Parsons at Harvard: Institutional conflict and the origin of a hegemonic tradition
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Sociological Theories of Today
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