* Profiles of 37 Social Theorists From A to Z
* Useful Videos Illustrating Various Social Theories
* A Link To The Best Online Theorist Search Engine
* A Built-In Survey To Improve Future Versions
This app is meant to be used as a quick reference for a wide range of social theorists who are important to the discipline of sociology. The profiled theorists include:
Theodor Adorno, Louis Althusser, Jean Baudrillard, Peter Berger, Peter Blau, Herbert Blumer, Pierre Bourdieu, Judith Butler, James Coleman, Patricia Hill Collins, Randall Collins, Auguste Comte, Charles Cooley, Ralf Dahrendorf, W.E.B. Du Bois, Emile Durkheim, Michel Foucault, Anthony Giddens, Erving Goffman, Antonio Gramsci, Jurgen Habermas, George Homans, Max Horkheimer, Jean-Francois Lyotard, Karl Mannheim, Herbert Marcuse, Karl Marx, George Herbert Mead, Robert Merton, C. Wright Mills, Talcott Parsons, George Ritzer, Georg Simmel, William Isaac Thomas, Thorstein Veblen, Immanuel Wallerstein, and Max Weber.
Each profile includes: a quotation, historical context, connections to other theorists, theoretical perspective, theoretical contributions and concepts, a descriptions of his/her major works, criticisms by other theorists, overall assessment of their impact on the field of sociology, further readings, and a list of citations used in researching each theorist.
Designed by The Students of Social Theory
College of the Holy Cross