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Jürgen Habermas (born 1929) is a German sociologist and philosopher in the tradition of critical theory and pragmatism. He is perhaps best known for his theories on communicative rationality and the public sphere.

Jürgen Habermas (born is a German sociologist and philosopher in the tradition of critical theory and pragmatism. He is perhaps best known for his theories on communicative rationality and the public sphere.

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Communicative rationality - Jurgen Habermas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Zygmunt Bauman es un sociólogo, filósofo y ensayista polaco de origen judío. Su obra, que comenzó en la década de 1950, se ocupa, entre otras cosas, de cuestiones como las clases sociales.

Zygmunt Bauman: “Las redes sociales son una trampa”

INTERVIEW Zygmunt Bauman: “Social media are a trap” The Polish-born sociologist is skeptical about the possibilities for political change

Jurgen Habermas: The Man, The philosopher, The legend

A captivating and rewarding documentary on the life of Jurgen Habermas, the acclaimed German Sociologist.

The primary professional goal of Emile Durkheim was to get sociology recognized as a separate academic discipline. Another goal was to show how social forces affect people's behavior. He conducted rigorous research.  His comparison of the suicide rates of several countries revealed an underlying social factor: People are more likely to commit suicide if their ties to others in their communities are weak. Human behavior cannot simply be understood in individual terms, we MUST always examine…

"The first and fundamental rule [of sociology] is to consider social facts as things.a social fact is capable of exercising and external constraint upon the individual" Emile Durkheim (The Rules of Sociological Method,

Robert K. Merton (1910 - 2003)    American sociologist Robert Merton is perhaps best known for his theory of deviance, which locates the source of crime within the structure of American society. Merton drew on Émile Durkheim's concept of Anom  ie  and modified it to refer to the the strain put on individuals' behavior when accepted norms conflict with social reality (Giddens et al., 2012. Essentials of Sociology, 4th ed.)

Robert K. Merton - American sociologist Robert Merton is perhaps…

▶ McDonaldization Theory of George Ritzer - YouTube  McDonaldization

McDonaldization is a term used by sociologist George Ritzer in his book The McDonaldization of Society He explains it occurs when a culture possesses.

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Mauss - 3 levels of reciprocity [generalized, balanced, and negative]

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