|The Promise of Sociology||C. Wright Mills|
|The Case for Value Free Sociology||Max Weber|
|Getting In, New Yorker magazine review of Jerome Karabel, |
The Chosen (Oct 10, 2005)
|Why Do Tastes Become Tastes? |
Chap 1 from A Matter of Taste: How Names, Fashions and
Culture Change. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press 2000.
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