Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 August 2014

224 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches

ISBN: 9780199377138

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The Sacred Project of American Sociology

Christian Smith

  • An original sociological deconstruction of American sociology as a discipline
  • Shows the sacred/spiritual project of an allegedly secular academic discipline
  • Unmasks many of the ideological, political, and moral commitments of sociology
  • Uncovers some of the pathologies of activist social science
  • Calls for greater pluralism, diversity, and scientific honesty in sociology