In Praise of Sociology

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Until States preferred to be called Native Americans, reject- ing the pejorative term Indian. I started the episode expecting to shout at the television and ultimately turn it off before my head exploded from the stupid. Collectively these disciplines provide anthropology with a background of information that helps us build a broad understanding of humanness itself. Introduction The works of Karl Marx and Emile Durkheim have proved that they were indeed the finding fathers of modern social theory during the late 19th to the early 20th century.

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Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (September 11, 2002)


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