Charles Horton Cooley: Imagining Social Reality


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An intellectual biography of a preeminent American sociologist One ofthe founders of sociology in the United States, Charles Horton Cooley(1864-1929) is perhaps best known for his concepts of thelooking-glass self and the primary group. But according to GlennJacobs, he also deserves to be remembered as the first scholar of hisgeneration to develop a viable concept of the social CharacterizingCooley as an exceptional exceptionalist, Jacobs shows how hisunique adaptation of Adam Smith's liberalism and his rejection ofHerbert ...

Charles Horton Cooley: Imagining Social Reality 2006, University of Massachusetts Press

ISBN-13: 9781558495197