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Name: The History of Sociology
ID: m42794
Language: English (en)
  • Explain why sociology emerged when it did
  • Describe how sociology became a separate academic discipline
Subject: Social Sciences
Keywords: Antipositivism, Positivism, Qualitative sociology, Quantitative sociology, Verstehen
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
Maintainers: OpenStax College (, Sociology Cap (

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Jan 27, 2012 3:42 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Jul 29, 2013 4:17 pm +0000


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Version: 1.3 Jul 29, 2013 4:17 pm +0000 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.2 May 3, 2012 5:38 pm +0000 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.1 Jan 30, 2012 11:23 am +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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