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Sociology Links

Professional Associations and Organizations


Theorists and Schools of Sociological Thought

Auguste Comte - Originator of the Term "Sociology"

Auguste Comte          The History Guide: Lectures on Modern European Intellectual History: Auguste Comte, 1798-1857

The Victorian Web: Comte and Positivism

August Comte's Positivist Calendar

Henri de Saint Simon

Henri de St. Simon          Henri de Saint-Simon: The Great Synthesist

Herbert Spencer - Organicism, Social Evolution, Survival of the Fittest

Herbert Spencer          The Victorian Web: Herbert Spencer 1820-1903

Emile Durkheim - Father of Functional Analysis

Emile Durkheim          Emile Durkheim

Emile Durkheim's Sociology

Karl Marx & Frederick Engels - Dialectics, History , & Class Conflict

Karl Marx          Marxists Internet Archive

Marx & Engels Internet Archive

Marx/Engels Subject Archive

Progressive Sociologists Network

Max Weber - Theorist of Rationalization

Max Weber          Sociosite: Max Weber, 1864-1920 Sociological Theroists: Max Weber, 1864-1920

Verstehen: Max Weber’s Homepage

Georg Simmel - Formal Sociology

Georg Simmel          Sociology in Switzerland: Georg Simmel Online

Cardiff University: Introduction to Sociology: George Simmel

20th Century Philosophy: Georg Simmel (1858-1918)

George Herbert Mead - Father of Social Psychology

George Herbert Mead          Sociology Professor: George Herbert Mead, 1863-1931

Harriet Martineau - Early Feminist Thought

Hariet Martineau          Spartacus Educational: Emancipation of Women: Harriet Martineau

Women's Intellectual Contributions to the Study of Mind and Society: Harriet Martineau, 1802-1876

W.E.B. Dubois - Studies of Racism

W.E.B. Dubois          W.E.B. DuBois Learning Center

LucidCafe: W.E.B. Dubois, 1868-1963

Criminology & Deviance

William Chambliss

William Chambliss          The George Washington University: William Chambliss Homepage

Comparative Criminology

Functionalism & Neo-Fuctionalism

Talcott Parsons

Talcott Parsons          Talcott Parsons

McMaster University: Talcott Parsons

Robert Merton

Robert Merton          Robert K. Merton Remembered by Craig Calhoun, SSRC

Robert K. Merton: The Sociology of Knowledge

Jeffrey Alexander

Jeffrey Alexander          Yale University: Sociology: Jeffrey C. Alexander Homepage


           Center for Social Gerontology

Modern Feminist Theory & Analysis

Dorothy Smith

Dorothy Smith          Institutional Ethnography: Dorothy Smith

American Sociological Association: Carrer of Distinguished Scholarship Award: Dorothy E. Smith

Bell Hooks

Bell Hooks          Contemporary Educational Thought: Bell Hooks

The eJournal Website: Critical Thinkers Resources - Bell Hooks

Patricia Hill Collins

Patricia Hill Collins          Patricia Hill Collins Homepage – University of Maryland

Patricia Hill Collins: Black Feminist Thought in the Matrix of Domination

Dramaturgy & Ethnomethodology

Erving Goffman

Erving Goffman          Erving Goffman, 1922-1982

Erving Goffman by B. Diane Blackwood

Sociology Professor: Erving Goffman

Alfred Shutz

Alfred Schutz          Wasenda University: The Alfred Schutz Archive

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Alfred Schutz


Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault         

Foucault Resources

The Foucault Pages at CSUN

The eJournal Website: Critical Thinkers: Michel Foucault

The Social Construction of Reality

Peter Berger

Peter Berger         

Peter L. Berger Room

Perter Berger Resources

Peter Berger

Epistemological Modesty: An Interview with Peter Berger

World Systems Analysis

Immanuel Wallerstein

Immanuel Wallerstein         

Yale Sociology: Immanuel Wallerstein

Wallerstein's World-System Theory

Agence Global: Immanuel Wallerstein

Modern Race Studies

William Julius Wilson

William Julius Wilson         

Harvard University: William Wilson

NNDB: William Julius Wilson

MotherJones: William Julius Wilson

Michael Omi & Howard Winant

Michael Omi & Howard Winant         

UC Berkeley Dept. of Ethnic Studies: Michael Omi

Howard Winant Homepage

AAD Project: Michael Omi and Howard Winant

The Frankfurt School

           The Frankfurt School and Critical Theory

Georg Lukács

Georg Lukacs          Georg Lukács Archive

Theodor Adorno

Theodor Adorno          Theodor Adorno Theodor Adorno

Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno: 1903-1969

Max Horkheimer

Max Horkheimer          The Frankfurt School: Max Horkheimer

Herbert Marcuse

Herbert Marcuse          Herbert Marcuse Official Homepage

The Herbert Marcuse Internet Archive

Herbert Marcuse

Jurgen Habermas

Jurgen Habermas          The Frankfurt School: Jurgen Habermas: The Idea of the Theory of Knowledge as Social Theory

Jurgen Habermas Internet Archive

Structuration Theory

Anthony Giddens

Anthony Giddens          Anthony Giddens' Structuration Resource Page

Studies of Elites

Vilfred Pareto

Vilfred Pareto          Economy Professor: Vilfredo Pareto

Mind and Society by Vilfredo Pareto (1916)

C. Wright Mills

C. Wright Mills          C. Wright Mills' Home Page

C. Wright

Third World Traveler: The Power Elite by C. Wright Mills

C. Wright Mills Room

G. William Domhoff

G. William Domhoff          About Bill Domhoff Power, Politics, and Social Change by G. William Domhoff

Third World Traveler: Who Rules America Now? by G. William Domhoff

Recommended Sociological Journals

Acta Sociologica

American Sociological Review

American Journal of Sociology


Gender & Society

Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion

Journal of Appalachian Studies

Journal of Homosexuality

Max Weber Studies

New Left Review

Rethinking Marxism

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