Sociologists

Functionalists

August Comte

1798 - 1857

Herbert Spencer

1820 - 1903

1) Social Statics
2) The study of Sociology
3) The Principles of Sociology

Emile Durkheim

1858 - 1917

1) The Division of Labor In Society
2) The Rules of Sociological method
3) Le Suicide
4) Primitive Classification
5) the Elementary forms of Religious Life

Bronisław Malinowski

1884 - 1942

Talcott Parsons

1902 - 1979

1) The Structure of Social Action
2) Toward a General Theory of Action
3) The Social System

Robert.K.Merton

1910 - 2003

1) Social Theory and Social Structure
2) The Sociology of Science
3) On Social Structure and Science

Conflict Theorists

Hegel

1770 - 1831

Karl Marx

1818 - 1883

George Simmel

1858 - 1918

Max Weber

1864 - 1920

Lewis Coser

1913 - 2003

C.Wright Mills

1916 - 1962

Ralf Dahrendorf

1929 - 2009

Randall Collins

1941 - 2016

Structurists

Radcliffe-Brown

1881 - 1955

S.F.Nadel

1903 - 1956

Claude Lévi-Strauss

1908 - 2009

Interactionists

Vilfred Pareto

1848 - 1923

George Herbert Mead

1863 - 1931

Max Weber

1864 - 1920

Herbert Blumer

1900 - 1987

Indian Sociologists