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Talcott Parsons was a very famous and popular sociologist in the United States. He believed in social inertia, which stated that societies would keep moving in one direction unless a massive societal force pushed or changed them into another direction. They would then keep moving in that direction until another force came along.

Revisiting Institutionalism in Sociology : There may not be a concept so central to sociology, yet so vaguely defined in its contemporary usages, than institution. In Revisiting Institutionalism in Sociology, Abrutyn takes an in-depth look at what institutions are by returning to some of the insights of classical theorists like Max Weber and Herbert Spencer, the functionalisms of Talcott Parsons and S.N. Eisenstadt, and the more recent evolutionary institutionalisms of Gerhard Lens...

“Il sistema sociale” di Talcott Parsons: recensione di Daniele Ceccarini

Tenepal de CACCINI: 4900. CULTURA Y POLÍTICA: ENTRE TALCOTT PARSONS Y ...

Talcott Parsons Today: His Theory and Legacy in Contemporary Sociology (Paperback)

Talcott Parsons Today: His Theory and Legacy in Contemporary Sociology

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Order and Agency in Modernity: Talcott Parsons, Erving Goffman, and Harold Garfinkel (Paperback)

Order and Agency in Modernity: Talcott Parsons, Erving Goffman, and Harold Garfinkel