Sociology Today; Problems and Prospects

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Contents
Introduction
Notes on Problem-Finding in Sociology , by Robert K. Mertonix
I.Problems in Sociological Theory and Methodology
1.General Theory in Sociology , by Talcott Parsons3
2.Problems in Methodology , by Paul F. Lazarsfeld39
II.Problems in the Sociology of Institutions
3.Political Sociology , by Seymour Martin Lipset81
4.The Sociology of Law , by Philip Selznick115
5.The Sociology of Education , by Neal Gross128
6.The Sociology of Religion , by Charles Y. Glock153
7.The Sociology of the Family , by William J. Goode178
8.The Sociology of Art , by James H. Barnett197
9.The Sociology of Science , by Bernard Barber215
10.The Sociology of Medicine , by George G. Reader, M.D., and Mary E. W. Goss229
III.The Group and the Person
11.Personality and Social Structure , by Alex Inkeles249
12.The Study of Consensus , by Theodore M. Newcomb277
13. Small-Group Theory and Research , by Robert F. Bales 293

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