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Social Interest and Categorical Structure

Conceptions of History and Social Change


Jeffers Chertok

This volume explores diverse sociological conceptions of history and social change. The diversity of views is explained in terms of the relationship between social interest and the categorical structure of social thought and is illustrated by examples from the works of Robert A. Nisbet and Harry Braverman. Socially-structured variations of the general relationship are identified and explored.
Contents: Sociology of knowledge explanation of the relationships among social interests, models of society, and the categorical structures of various forms of sociological theory.