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Invitation to Sociology: A Humanistic Perspective by Peter L. Berger

By Peter L. Berger

The such a lot popularly learn, tailored, anthologized, and integrated primer on sociology ever written for contemporary readers


Acclaimed pupil and sociologist Peter L. Berger lays the basis for a transparent knowing of sociology in his effortless advent to the sphere, a lot enjoyed by way of scholars, professors, and common readers. Berger aligns sociology within the humanist tradition—revealing its dating to the arts and philosophy—and establishes its value in pondering seriously in regards to the smooth world.


Throughout, Berger provides the contributions of a few of an important sociologists of the time, together with Max Weber, Émile Durkheim, Vilfredo Pareto, and Thorstein Veblen.

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