First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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PART ONE Sociology and the Sciences

chapter 1|26 pages

The Road to Sociology

chapter 2|20 pages

The Birth of the Social Sciences

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PART TWO Positivistic Organicism

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PART THREE Conflict Theory: The Paradox of Maturity

chapter 6|23 pages

The Foundations of Conflict Theory

chapter 8|33 pages

Sociological Conflict Theories

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PART FOUR The Formal School of Sociological Theory

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PART FIVE Social Behaviorism

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PART SIX Sociological Functionalism

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PART SEVEN Conclusion

chapter 20|18 pages

Toward Theoretical Integration