Great Classical Social Theorists

In the Classical Tradition: Modern Social Theorists

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 Spencer's Evolutionary Sociology
Harry Braverman (1920-1976)
by Frank W. Elwell
Rogers State University


Short Essays:

Braverman on the Detailed Division of Labor

Braverman on the Growth of the Working Class

Other Links:

Harry Braverman and the Working Class

Braverman's Major Work

Study Guide

In His Own Words

Articles by Braverman

Links about Braverman



Are you interested in what is going on out there? What are the relationships between capitalism, bureaucracy, war, and democracy? Is  the world becoming more civilized and more barbaric at the same time? Are the two related? Why is inequality increasing? Is work becoming more dehumanizing? For answers to these and other social riddles take a look at the "big picture" as described by classical and contemporary social observers in the following works:

Sociocultural Systems

Macro Social Theory
Four Modern Theorists

Industrializing America
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