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1900s in sociology

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The following events related to sociology occurred in the 1900s (decade).



  • Sigmund Freud's The Interpretation of Dreams is published.
  • Georg Simmel's The Philosophy of Money is published.
  • 1901

  • Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree's Poverty, A Study of Town Life is published.
  • Births

  • February 13: Paul Lazarsfeld
  • April 13: Jacques Lacan
  • June 16: Henri Lefebvre
  • December 16: Margaret Mead
  • 1902

  • Charles Horton Cooley's Human Nature and the Social Order is published.
  • Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin's What is to be Done? is published.
  • Werner Sombart's Der moderne Kapitalismus is published
  • Lester Frank Ward's Dynamic Sociology is published.
  • Beatrice Webb's and Sidney Webb's Problems of Modern Industry is published.
  • 1903

  • Victor Branford's On the origin and use of the word Sociology and on the relation of sociological to other studies and to practical problems is published.
  • Charles Booth's Life and Labour of the People of London is published.
  • W. E. B. Du Bois' The Souls of Black Folk is published.
  • Émile Durkheim's and Marcel Mauss' Primitive Classification is published.
  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Home: Its Work and Influences is published.
  • Georg Simmel's The Metropolis and Mental Life is published.
  • Lester Frank Ward's Pure Sociology is published.
  • 1904

  • Leonard Trelawny Hobhouse's Democracy and Reaction is published.
  • Thorstein Bunde Veblen's The Theory of Business Enterprise is published.
  • British Sociological Society is founded, James Bryce is elected first president.
  • 1905

  • Jane Addams's An International Patriotism is published.
  • Georg Simmel's Philosophy of Fashion is published.
  • Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism is published.
  • The American Sociological Society is founded; this is later renamed the American Sociological Association.
  • The School of Sociology set up by the Charity Organisation Society for the training of Social Workers.
  • 1906

  • Werner Sombart's Why is there no Socialism in the United States? is published.
  • William Graham Sumner's Folkways is published.
  • Lester Frank Ward's Applied Sociology is published.
  • 1907

  • Henri Bergson's Creative Evolution is published.
  • Albion Small's General Sociology is published.
  • Albion Small's Adam Smith and Modern Sociology is published.
  • H.G. Wells' The So-Called Science of Society is published.
  • Chair of Sociology at the London School of Economics founded, the first in the United Kingdom, and is taken by Leonard Trelawny Hobhouse.
  • 1908

  • Friedrich Nietzsche's Ecce Homo is published.
  • Georg Simmel's Sociology: Investigations on the Forms of Sociation (including "The Dyad" and "The Stranger") is published.
  • Georges Sorel's Reflections on Violence is published.
  • Georges Sorel's The Illusions of Progress is published.
  • 1909

  • Charles Cooley's Social Organization is published.
  • Mary Coolidge's Chinese Immigrants is published.
  • Charles Arnold van Gennep's Rites of Passage is published.
  • Maurice Halbwach's Thèse de Droit is published.
  • Leonard Trelawny Hobhouse's The Origin and Development of Moral Ideas is published.
  • Karl Kautsky's Road to Power is published.
  • W. I. Thomas' Source Book of Social Origins is published.
  • The German Society for Sociology Is Founded by Max Weber, Georg Simmel and Ferdinand Tönnies among others, Tonnies serves as first president.
  • Deaths

  • August 19: Ludwig Gumplowicz
  • References

    1900s in sociology Wikipedia

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