Talcott Parsons Today: His Theory and Legacy in Contemporary Sociology
- Publish Date: 2001-08-07
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Javier A. Trevino
Talcott Parsons Today offers a reappraisaland extensionof the work of the most significant and influential twentieth-century sociologist. The volume consists of original essays by prominent Parsons scholars from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and Germany. Finally, and most important, it makes a significant contribution to the current controversy surrounding an important sociological figure. The book consists of 10 essays, nine of which are original pieces; all are written by well-known scholars who are intimately acquainted with Parsons' body of work.