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Profiles in Sociology; Who Am I?


August Comte the Father of Sociology


Emile Durkheim a Pioneer of Academic Sociology
Emile Durkheim is quoted, "That which science refuses to grant to religion is not its right to exist." (Durkheim, 1973: 205 [excerpt from The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life])

Wright Mills!

C. Wright Mills and the Sociological Imagination
C. Wright Mills said, "men are free to make history' and that some men are now much freer than others to do so" (Mills, 1958: 22-23)

Erving Goffman!

Erving Goffman and Dramaturgical Sociology


W. E. B. Dubois a Pioneer in American Sociology
W.E.B. Du Bois said, "for the problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color-line” in The Souls of Black Folk, “ (1903)


Max Weber, the Protestant Ethic, and the Spirit of Capitalism
Max Weber said, "systematic work in a worldly calling, as the highest means of asceticism." (Weber 1958:172)