Florian Znaniecki

Florian Witold Znaniecki (15 January 1882 – 23 March 1958) was a Polish philosopher and sociologist. He taught and wrote in Poland and the United States. He was the 44th President of the American Sociological Association. He is a major figure in Polish and American sociology, the founder of academic sociology in Poland and of an entire school of thought in sociology. He gained international fame as the co-author, with William I. Thomas, of The Polish Peasant in Europe and America, 1918-1920, considered the foundation of modern empirical sociology. He also made major contributions to sociological theory. Continue Reading »

The Polish Peasant in Europe and America

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