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The History of Sociology in Finland

Date: 1.1.1990-31.12.2001
Code: K2614
Department: Åbo Akademi University / Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences (ESF), Dept. of Sociology
Address: Gezeliusgatan 2, FIN-20500 Åbo
Phone +358-02-2154327
Fax +358-2-2154 808
E-mail ksuolinn@abo.fi
Project leader: PD Kirsti Suolinna, överassistent (1.1.1990-31.12.2001)
Type of research: 0 (0=Within duty, 1=Ordered research, 2=Co-operation)
- basic research 100 %
Man months: 12 months in 1998; Totally: 144 months
Keywords: sociologi : historia, sosiologia : historia, pionjärer inom sociologi, historia, Westermarck samfundet, föreningen för sociologer, Pioneers in Sociology, History, Westermarck Society, Association for sociologists,

Edward Westermarck and Hilma Granqvist are compared in respect to methods they used and results they got in Marocko/Palestina.Granqvist was influenced by the functionalists while Westermarck hold to the comparative method of the evolutionists.The association of sociologists, The Westermarck society met two periods of severe crises, namely after the second word war, in the beginning of its existence and in the 1960s and 1970s during the heydays of the student movement


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