CLASSICAL SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY

Durkheim, EmileOn the Division of Labor in Society. New York: Free Press, 1964, book 1, chs. 1-4, 7; book 2, ch. 2; book 3, chs. 1-3.
_________. 'Types of Suicide.' TS, pp. 213-18.
_________. 'Anomic Suicide.' TS, pp. 916-29.
_________. 'On the Normality of Crime.' TS, pp. 872-76.
_________. Elementary Forms of the Religious Life. New York: Free Press, 1947 (orig. 1915). 'Introduction'; book 1, ch. 1; book 2, ch. 7; book 3, ch. 1; 'Conclusion.'

Marx, Karl. The Marx-Engels Reader. 2nd ed. Edited by Robert C. Tucker. New York: W. W. Norton, 1978, pp. 3-5, 70-81, 143-75, 203-17, 224-26, 236-44, 302-12, 319-29, 469-91, 594-617.

Parsons, TalcottTalcott Parsons on Institutions and Social Evolution: Selected Writings. Edited by Leon R. Mayhew. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982, chs. 1-5 (early writings), ch. 6 ('The Pattern Variables'), ch. 7 ('Integration and Institutionalization'), ch. 9 ('Illness and the Role of the Physician'), ch. 15 ('On the Concept of Influence'), ch. 19 ('Evolutionary Universals in Society').
_________. Essays in Sociological Theory. Glencoe IL; Free Press, 1954, ch. 2 ('The Professions and Social Structure'), ch. 5 ('Age and Sex in the Social Structure of the U.S.').
_________. ''Suggestions for a Sociological Approach to the Theory of Organizations.' Administrative Science Quarterly (1956):63-85, 225-39.
_________. 'An Outline of the Social System.' TS, pp. 30-79.

Simmel, Georg Georg Simmel on Individuality and Social Forms.. Edited by Donald N. Levine. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1971, chs. 3, 5, 6, 7, 16, 24.
_________.The Sociology of Georg Simmel. Translated by Kurt H. Wolff. Glencoe IL: Free Press, 1964, Pt. 2 [ch. 1 ([the sociological] significance of [group size]), ch. 3 ('The Isolated Individual and the Dyad'), ch. 4 ('The Triad')], pp. 307-16 ('Knowledge, Truth, and Falsehood in Human Relations'), pp. 379-95 ('Faithfulness and Gratitude').

Weber, Max. Economy and Society. Edited by Guenther Roth and Claus Wittich. New York: Bedminister Press, 1968, vol. 1, Conceptual Exposition, pp. 3-38 (Basic Terms), 212-54 (Legitimate Domination), 926-40 ( Class, Status, Party), 956-1005 (Bureaucracy).
_________. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. Translated by Talcott Parsons. New York: Scribner, 1976.
_________. From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology. Translated by Hans H. Gerth and C. Wright Mills. New York: Oxford University Press, 1946, pp. 77-156, 267-301, 323-59 (Vocation essays, World Religion essays); (cf. corrected translation of pp. 293-94 in Appendix of Levine, The Flight from Ambiguity).
_________. Max Weber on the Methodology of the Social Sciences. Translated and edited by Edward Shils and Henry A. Finch. Glencoe IL: Free Press, 1949, pp. 50-112 (Objectivity essay).
_________. General Economic History. New York: Collier, 1961, chs. 22, 27-30 (skip pp. 239- 49 [pp. 323-37 in Free Press edition]).


Cooley, Charles H. 'Primary Groups.' TS, pp. 315-18.

Freud, Sigmund. 'The Libido's Attachments to Objects'and
'The Ego and the Superego.' TS, pp. 729-39.
_________. 'Anxiety as Motivation' and 'Mechanisms of Defense.' TS, pp. 799-818.
_________. 'Internal Sources of Behavioral Instability and Their Control.' TS, pp. 940-44.

Hobbes, Thomas. 'Of the Natural Condition of Mankind.' Theories of Society. Edited by Talcott Parsons et al., pp. 99-101.

Linton, Ralph. 'Status and Role.' TS, pp. 202-08.

Maine, Henry. 'On Contract.' TS, pp. 429-36

Mead, George H. TS, pp. 163-617 ('The I and the Me'), pp. 739-40 ('Taking the Role of the Other'), pp. 829-30 ('Internalized Others and the Self'), pp. 999-1004 ('From Gesture to Symbol').

Merton, Robert K. Social Theory and Social Structure. New York: Free Press, 1968, ch. 2 ('Sociology in the Middle Range'), ch. 3 ('Manifest and Latent Functions'), ch. 4 ('The Bearing of Sociological Theory on Empirical Research'), ch. 5 ('The Bearing of Empirical Research on Sociological Theory'), ch. 6 ('Social Structure and Anomie'), ch. 10 ('Contributions to the Theory of Reference Group Behavior') ch. 13 ('Self-Fulfilling Prophecy').
________. The Sociology of Science: Theoretical and Empirical Investigations. Edited by Norman W. Storer. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1973, ch. 1 ('Paradigm for the Sociology of Knowledge'), ch. 13 ('The Normative Structure of Science'), ch. 14 ('Priorities in Scientific Discovery').

Mosca, Gaetano. 'On the Ruling Class.' TS, pp. 598-603.

Ogburn, William F. 'The Hypothesis of Cultural Lag.' TS, pp. 1270-74.

Park, Robert E. 'Cultural Conflict and the Marginal Man.' TS, pp. 944-46.

Rousseau, Jean. 'On the Social Contract.' TS, pp. 119-25

Smith, Adam. 'Of the Principle Which Gives Occasion to the Division of Labor.' TS, pp. 104-06.
_________. 'Of Wages and Profit in . . . Labor Stock.' TS, pp. 518-29.
_________. Theory of Moral Sentiments. Liberty Classics, 1976, pp. 47-49, 54-57.

Spencer, Herbert. 'The Nature of Society.' TS, pp. 139-43.

Thomas, W. I., and Znaniecki, Florian. 'On Disorganization and Reorganization.' TS, pp. 1292-97.

Tocqueville, Alexis de. Democracy in America. Garden City NY: Anchor Books, 1969, vol. 1, pt. 1 (chs. 4, 5), pt. 2 (chs. 1, 2, 4): pp. 58-98, 173-79, 189-95.

Toennies, Ferdinand. 'Gemeinschaft and Gessellschaft.' TS, pp. 191-201.