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19 Best Sociology Books of All Time


Our goal: Find the best Sociology books according to the internet (not just one random person's opinion).

    Here's what we did:
  1. Type "best sociology books" into our search engine and study the top 5+ pages.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! ūüėä
    (It was a lot of work. But hey! That's why we're here, right?)

(Updated 2024)

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Last Updated: Monday 1 Jan, 2024

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  1. 1
    The Sociological Imagination
  2. 3
    Distinction

    Distinction

    Pierre Bourdieu

  3. 4
    Suicide
  4. 5
    Bowling Alone
  5. 6
    Sociology

    Sociology

    Anthony Giddens

  6. 9
    Evicted
  7. 10
    Sociology Themes and Perspectives
  8. 15
    Economy and Society
  9. 16
    Mind, Self, and Society

    Mind, Self, and Society

    George Herbert Mead

  10. 19
    The Power Elite and the State

FAQ

  • How was this Sociology books list created?

    We searched for 'best Sociology books', found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Sociology books are in this list?

    There are 19 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Sociology books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Sociology books on the internet.

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