The problem involved in this study is to determine as precisely as possible, through the use of a systematic method, (1) the nature and the influence of [Max] Weber and [Emile] Durkheim on American sociology; (2) the fields of American sociology that have been influenced by these men; (3) and finally, if there is an existent trend toward the greater use and concepts of these two men by American sociologists in recent years.
This work aims at a quantitative definition of the form and nature the influence of Weber and Durkheim takes in American Sociology rather than a qualitative evaluation of the extent of prevalence of their influence in American sociology.
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Paul Walter Jr.
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Max Weber, Emile Durkheim, American Sociology, Cultural Sociology, Urban Sociology, General Sociology, Social Organization
Mitchell, Medard. "The Influence of Max Weber and Emile Durkheim on Current American Sociology." (1955). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/soc_etds/64
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