A Bibliography on Sociology

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Malthus, Robert: "Essay on Population" (1798)
Comte, Auguste: "Course de Philosophie Positive" (1830)
Tocqueville, Alexis: "Democracy in America" (1840)
Engels, Friedrich and Marx, Karl: "The Communist Manifesto" (1848)
Spencer, Herbert: "The Study of Sociology" (1873)
Tonnies, Ferdinand: "Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft/ Community and Society" (1887)
Durkheim, Emile: "Rules of the Sociological Method" (1895)
Weber, Max: "Economy and Society" (1922)
Ogburn, William: "Social Change with Respect to Culture and Original Nature" (1922)
Lukacs, Gyorgy: "History and Class Consciousness" (1923)
Mauss, Marcel: "The Gift" (1925)
Mead, George-Herbert: "Mind, Self and Society" (1934)
Parsons, Talcott: "The Structure of Social Action" (1937)
Elias, Norbert: "The Civilizing Process" (1939)
Rusche, Georg and Kirchheimer, Otto: "Punishment and Social Structure" (1939)
Campbell, Joseph: "The Hero with a Thousand Faces" (1949)
Beauvoir, Simone: "The Second Sex" (1949)
Merton, Robert: "Social Theory and Social Structure" (1949)
Levi-Strauss, Claude: "Structural Study of Myth" (1955)
Mannheim, Karl: "Essays on the Sociology of Culture" (1956)
Mills, Charles Wright: "The Sociological Imagination" (1959)
Goffman, Erving: "The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life" (1959)
Foucault, Michel: "Madness and Civilization" (1961)
Barthes, Roland: "Mythologies" (1962)
Friedman, Betty: "The Feminine Mystique" (1963)
McLuhan, Marshall: "Understanding Media" (1964)
Berger, P.L. & Luckmann, Thomas: "The Social Construction of Reality" (1966)
Sacks, Harvey: "Lectures on Conversation, Volumes I and II" (Wiley, 1967)
Giddens, Anthony: "Capitalism and Modern Social Theory" (1971)
Etzioni, Amitai: "The Active Society" (1968)
Deleuze, Gilles & Felix Guattari: "Anti-Oedipus" (1972)
Rittel, Horst & Webber, Melvin: "Dilemmas in a General Theory of Planning" (1972)
Ackoff, Russell: "Systems, Messes, and Interactive Planning" (1974)
Debord, Guy: "The Society of the Spectacle" (1976)
Bourdieu, Pierre: "Distinction" (1979)
Habermas, Jurgen: "The Theory of Communicative Action" (1981)
Baudrillard, Jean: "Simulacra and Simulation" (1981)
Lyotard, Jean-Francois: "The Postmodern Condition" (1979)
Wolf, Naomi: "The Beauty Myth" (1991)
Beck, Ulrich: "The Risk Society" (1992)
Diamond, Jared: "Guns, Germs, and Steel" (1997)
Luhmann, Niklas: "Society as a Social System" (1997)
Surowiecki, James: "The Wisdom of Crowds" (2004)
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