Durkheim did not receive a warm welcome and full attention in Britain until Steven Lukes' seminal historical and biographical study published in 1973. How come the British most likely did not like Durkheim? The answer of a Frenchman...
This blog was started by Dr Baudry Rocquin in May 2016 and is focusing on the history of sociology. You will find articles on current research (including book reviews, coming conferences, call for papers), history and methodology.
The ‘new history of sociology’ was a debate from the 1980s between R.A. Jones and C. Camic that can still shed light on how best to write about sociology’s past. But now we need a new ‘new history of sociology’!
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