The social theory of Patrick Geddes

@article{Scott2016TheST,
  title={The social theory of Patrick Geddes},
  author={John Scott},
  journal={Journal of Classical Sociology},
  year={2016},
  volume={16},
  pages={237 - 260}
}
  • John Scott
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Classical Sociology
The social theory outlined by Patrick Geddes has been largely ignored in writings on the history of sociology and in contemporary discussions of social theory. This neglect reflects the fact that his contributions were scattered and incomplete and were never drawn together into a coherent statement. He and his followers failed to engage with other sociologists and their insights were lost. This article draws on Geddes’ published statements to present a systematic account and reconstruction of… Expand

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