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The Rules of Sociological Method

(Émile Durkheim)
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Studies in Ethnomethodology

(Harold Garfinkel)
4

Elementary Forms of Religious Life

(Émile Durkheim)
2

The Division of Labor in Society

(Émile Durkheim)
3

Suicide

(Émile Durkheim)
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The Social Construction of Reality

(Peter Berger and Thomas Luckmann)
5

Categories of the Orientation and Organization of Action

(Talcott Parsons and Edward Shils)
10

Capital

(Karl Marx)
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Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844

(Karl Marx)
9

Manifesto of the Communist Party

(Karl Marx)
15

Distinction

(Pierre Bourdieu)
12

The Rise and Future Demise of the World Capitalist System

(Immanuel Wallerstein)
13

Materials for an Explanatory Theory of the Network Society

(Manuel Castells)
8

The German Ideology

(Karl Marx and Friedrich Engel)
14

The Forms of Capital

(Pierre Bourdieu)
18

The Types of Legitimate Domination

(Max Weber)
16

The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

(Max Weber)
17

Basic Sociological Terms

(Max Weber)
21

One-Dimensional Man

(Herbert Marcuse)
19

Bureaucracy

(Max Weber)
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The Consequences of Modernity

(Anthony Gidden)
20

Class, Status, Party

(Max Weber)
22

Toward a Rational Society

(Jurgen Habermas)
23

Discipline and Punish

(Michel Foucault)
38

From Pilgrim to Tourist: or a Short History of Identity

(Zygmunt Bauman)
35

The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life

(Erving Goffman)
34

The Stranger

(Georg Simmel)
33

Metropolis and Mental Life

(Georg Simmel)
36

The History of Sexuality

(Michel Foucault)
37

Gender Trouble

(Judith Butler)
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Self

(George Herbert Mead)
25

The Souls of Black Folk

(W.E.B. Du Bois)
26

The Second Sex

(Simone de Beauvoir)
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Black Feminist Thought

(Patricia Hill Collins)
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Orientalism

(Edward Said)
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Black Skin, White Masks

(Frantz Fanon)
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Racial Formation in the United States

(Michael Omi and Howard Winant)
30

The Conceptual Practices of Power

(Dorothy Smith)