Readership: Scholars and students of sociology.
Edited by A H Halsey, Emeritus Professor of Social and Administrative Studies, University of Oxford; Fellow of the British Academy, and W G Runciman, Senior Research Fellow, University of Cambridge; Past President of the British Academy
"Consistently thoughtful and insightful. The tone is conversational and the essays combine (self-) criticism and (self-) contragulation in varying degrees." - Contemporary Sociology
1: W G Runciman: Introduction
The View from Within
2: A H Halsey: The History of Sociology in Britain
3: Jennifer Platt: What Should be Done About the History of Sociology?
4: Martin Bulmer: Sociology in Briatin in the Twentieth Century: Differentiation and Establishment
The View from Without
5: Roderick Floud and Pat Thane: Sociology and Social History: Partnership, Rivalry, or Mutual Incomprehension?
6: J D Y Peel: Not Really a View from Without: the Relations of Social Anthropology and Sociology
7: John Ermisch: Demography's British History and its Relation to Sociology
The View from Abroad
8: Dominique Schnapper: The View from a French Sociologist
9: Robert Erikson: A View from Sweden
10: Colin Crouch: A View from Europe
11: John Scott: Some General Remarks