Social Theory offers an extensive selection of documents that explore the complexities and interpret the nature of social behaviour and organization.
The database brings together a range of influential writings representing important trends of sociological thought from the eighteenth century to the present day. Among the 400 books are seminal works by theorists such as Harriet Martineau, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Max Weber, Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, Jürgen Habermas, Talcott Parsons, Michel Foucault and Jean Baudrillard.
Newly added titles include:
- Reification: A New Look At An Old Idea by Axel Honneth
- Volume 1-4 of The Mind and Society by Alfred Pareto
- The Polish Peasant in Europe and America Vol. 1-2, Cultural Reality and Method Sociology by Florian Znaniecki
- Studies In the Theory of Human Society by Franklin Henry Giddings
- Women, Culture and Development by Martha Nussbaum
In addition to Sociology, Social Theory is designed to facilitate inquiry in the disciplines of economics, political science, race and gender studies, intellectual history, media studies, psychology and philosophy.
The publisher's Video Tour explains the structure of the database and all of the search options available.