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The sociologists of the chair : a radical analysis of the formative years of North American sociology (1883-1922) / Herman Schwendinger and Julia R. Schwendinger.

; Schwendinger, Julia R., author
New York : Basic Books, [1974] .
ISBN 046507975X, 9780465079759

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Other Authors Schwendinger, Julia R.,
Subjects États-Unis -- Conditions sociales -- 1865-1918.
Sciences sociales -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Sociologie -- Histoire -- États-Unis.
Sociologie.
Sociology -- United States -- History.
Sociology.
United States.
Description xxviii, 609 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 575-590) and index.
Contents Book 1. Historical precursors and material foundations. part 1. Classical liberalism. Natural-law tradition -- Liberal-functionalism among classical liberals -- Contradiction between the individual and society -- part 2. Laissez-faire liberalism: Malthus and Spencer. Thomas Malthus and free labor -- Liberal-functionalism in analogical disguise -- Exchange, scarcity, and economic man -- Laissez-faire liberal timetable -- part 3. Enlightened despotism: the French and German reformers. Rationalism and romanticism -- Enlightened despots and industrial. authority -- Counterrevolution and the philosophy of August Comte -- Socialists of the chair -- part 4. Material foundations of reform Darwinism and liberal-syndicalism. Transitional social thought -- Foundations of reform Darwinism -- Rise of monopoly capitalism -- Growth of industrial violence -- Liberal-syndicalism -- part 5. Divisive trends and technocratic intellectuals. Divisive trends and popular movements -- Divisive trends among capitalist groups -- Intelligentsia and the intellectuals -- Hegemonic intellectuals -- Technocratic liberal intellectuals -- Book 2. Transitional figures. part 6. Lester F. Ward: a transitional figure. Social forces and the struggle for existence -- Telic technocratic governance -- Natural-social-law tradition -- part 7. Resurrection of Thomas Hobbes and the technocratic concept of social control. Resurrection of Thomas Hobbes -- Broadening the connotations of social control -- Technocratic consciousness of the capitalist systems -- part 8. Social engineers and the ideological definitions of sociology. Age of combination -- Social engineers -- Ideological parameters of the field -- part 9. Liberal-syndicalism as a solution to the neo-Hobbesian problem. Small's syndicalist vision -- Parallels between Durkheim and the Americans -- Durkheim's syndicalist vision -- Moral integration of the capitalist division of labor -- From syndicalism to pluralism -- Corporate liberalism and economic classes -- Book 3. Consolidation and oppression. part 10. Subjection of women: ideological views and solutions. Subjection of women -- State, private property, and the family -- Ward and Thomas: the subjection of women -- Ward and Thomas: marriage and the family -- Sexism and corporate liberalism -- part 11. Construction of the Freud-Thomas bridge. Freudianism and corporate liberalism -- Ideological dimensions of Freudianism -- Freudian bridge between desires and institutions -- Ideological usages of behaviorist and psychoanalytic mechanisms -- W.I. Thomas and the entrance to the Freudian bridge -- part 12. Park and Burgess' natural social-laws and the stabilization of a new formalism. Consolidation of theoretical ideas -- Natural-social-law conception of competitive processes -- Disappearance of the state -- Technocratic analysis of social change -- part 13. Liberal sins of reification. Reciprocity between formal and substantive ideas -- Liberalism and canons of adequate knowledge -- Fragmentation of professional consciousness -- Classical liberal and corporate-liberal critiques of formalism -- Formalism and reification -- part 14. Pragmatic timetable, the subversion of democracy, and technocratic professionalism. Demise of the utopian timetable -- Pragmatic timetable and social problems -- Technocratic concepts of progress and cultural lag -- Technocratic conceptions of democracy -- Professional social analyst and the professional reformer -- Technocratic theory and practice: a complementary relationship -- Justification for class domination of city life -- part 15. Academic freedom is a sometime thing. Academic freedom -- Liberal magna Charta of academic freedom -- Business domination of university life -- Thorstein Veblen on the institutions of higher learning -- Hired heads -- Changes in class categories -- Words about academic freedom -- Political repression and the academic social sciences -- part 16. Age of accommodation. Continuities in liberal sociological thought -- Revival of the formative years -- Age of accommodation.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)907767
(OCoLC)ocm00907767
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WorldCat Identities Schwendinger, Herman.
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