Contemporary Sociological Theorists

Running head: POWERPOINT 1

POWERPOINT 2

Power Point Presentation: History of Sociology

Jing Huang

SOCI 111

Outline

1. Introduction

2. The origins of sociology,

a How old

b Comparison to other disciplines

3. The important early theorists and the theories contributed by them,

a Classic Sociological Theorists

· Auguste Comte

· Karl Marx,

· Herbert Spencer,

· Emile Durkheim,

· Max Weber,

b Contemporary Sociological Theorists

· Michel Foucault

· Robert K. Merton

· Talcott Parsons

4. How sociology as a field of inquiry has evolved and progressed.

5. Research methods

6. Conclusion

7. References