Le Play House and the Regional Survey Movement in British Sociology 1920 - 1955 | CONTENTS | Introduction | Theory | Origins | Early C 20th | Le Play House | IoS | WW2 | Postwar


ABRAHAM J (1973) "The Origins and Growth of Sociology" (Harmondsworth: Penguin)

ABRAMS M (1951) "Social Surveys and Social Action" (London: Heinemann)

ABRAMS P (1968) "The Origins of British Sociology 1834-1914" (Chicago: University of Chicago Press)

ABRAMS P (1980) "History, Sociology, Historical Sociology" Past and Present, 87, 3-16

AF ... refers to the papers classified in the AF sequence in the Keele University Archives

BARKER E (1960) "Age and Youth: Memories of Three Universities"

BARNES H E (1948) "An Introduction to the History of Sociology" Abridged Edition (1966) (Chicago: University of Chicago Press)

BARTLETT F J, GINSBERG M, LINDGREN E J & THOULNESS R H (1939) "The Study of Society" (London: Kegan Paul)

BEAVER S (1962) "The Le Play Society and Fieldwork" Geography, 47, 225-240

BEAVER S (1981) conversation with the author, Eccleshall 8 December 1981

BOARDMAN P (1978) "The Worlds Of Patrick Geddes" (London: Routledge Kegan Paul)

BOTTOMORE T (1954) "The International Sociological Association, 1950-53" Transactions of the 2nd World Congress of Sociology, Liege, August 1953 Vol 1

BRANFORD S & FARQUHARSON A (1924) "An Introduction to Regional Surveys" (Westminster: Leplay House Press)

BRANFORD V (1912) "The Sociological Survey" Sociological Review 5 (Reprinted London: Sherratt and Hughes 1912)

----- (1914) "Interpretations and Forecasts" London, Duckworth

BRANFORD V & GEDDES P (1917) "The Coming Polity" (London: Williams and Norgate)

BRASNETT M (1969) "Voluntary Social Action - A History of the National Council of Social Service 1919-1969" (London: NCCS)

BRISTOL L M (1915) "Social Adaption" (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press)

BROOKE M Z (1970) "Le Play" (London: Longmans)

BULMER M (1981a) "Sociology and Political Science at Cambridge in the 1920s" The Cambridge Review 27 April 1981 156-159

----- (1981b) "Quantification and Chicago social science in the 1920s: a neglected tradition" Journal of the History of the Behavioural Sciences , 17, 312-331

----- (1982) "The Laura Spellman Rockerfeller Memorial and the beginnings of modern, large scale sociological research in the University" American Sociologist 17, 185-192

----- (1985) "Essays on the History of British Sociological Research" (Cambridge: University Press)

BURROWS J W (1966) "Evolution and Society" (Cambridge: University Press)

BUTTERFIELD H (1931) "The Whig Interpretation of History" (London: Bell)

CALDER A & SHERIDAN D (1984) "Speak for Yourself: a Mass Observation Anthology" (London: Cape)

CAMIC C (1979) "The Utilitarians Revisited" American Journal of Sociology , 85, 516-550

CAMIC C (1981) "On the methodology of the history of sociology: a reply to Jones" American Journal of Sociology, 86, 1139-1144

CAMPBELL-STEWART W A (1981) conversation with the author, University of Sussex 26 October 1981

CATLIN G E G (1931) "Proposal for a Social Science Research Council for Great Britain" unpublished paper to British Institute of Social Service General Survey of Social Research (Keele University Archives VB121)

----- (1942)"The Case for Research in the Social Sciences" Nature , 149 No 3769 24 January 1942 88-90

CLAPHAM J H (1946) "The Clapham Report" (London: HMSO Cmd 6868)

CLARK K (1964) "Ruskin Today" (London: John Murray)

CLARKE P (1980) "Liberals and Social Democrats" (Cambridge: University Press)

COLLINI S (1979) "Liberalism and Sociology" (Cambridge: University Press)

COPNER J (1982) conversation with the author, Andover 16 October 1982

CRICK B (1980) "A Second Look at Half-Forgotten Radicals" The Guardian , 2.8.79, 9

DUGDALE J E ed.(1936) "The Social Sciences: their relations in Theory and in Teaching" (London: Le Play House Press)

----- ed.(1937) "Further Papers on The Social Sciences: their relations in Theory and in Teaching" (London: Le Play House Press)

DUNN J (1968) "The Identity of the History of Ideas" Philosophy, 43, 164 85-104

DYMES D ed. (1944) "Sociology and Education" (Ledbury: Le Play House Press)

----- (1946) "Synthesis in Eduction" Ledbury, Le Play House Press

----- (1949) "School and Society" Ledbury, Le Play House Press

EJL ... refers to private papers of Ethel John Lindgren (including some Institute of Sociology minutes and reports) kindly loaned to the author.

FAGG C (1928) "The History of the Regional Survey Movement" The South Eastern Naturalist and Antiquary, 33, 71-94

FARQUHARSON A (1927) "Scheme for a Civic Survey" (Internal Le Play House Paper, VB242, Keele Archives)

----- (1930a) "Surveys and Community Life" Sociological Review, 22, 1, Jan 1930

----- (1930b) "Surveys and Social Work" Social Service Review, 11, 4, April 1930 71-77

----- (1930c) "Community Surveys for New Housing Estates" Social Service Review, 11, 6, June 1930

----- (1930d) "Social Surveys and Community Organisation - a guide to the making of Social Surveys with Special Reference to the Formation of Community Councils" (London: Le Play House)

----- (1936) "Social Work and the Community - a Handbook to Studies in preparation for the International Conference on Social Work, London 1936" (London: Le Play House)

----- (1937) "Local Surveys of Congress Areas" South Eastern Naturalist and Antiquary, 42

----- (1938) "The possibility of a comprehensive survey of a small area" - South Eastern Naturalist and Antiquary, 42

----- (1940) "Sociology in Wartime" Le Play House Emergency Bulletin , 2, February 1940, 12-14

FARQUHARSON A & HERBERT I (1931) "Field Studies" (undated memorandum, Keele Archives, unclassified)

FARQUHARSON A, FARQUHARSON D & WELLS A (1934) "The Social Survey of Merseyside" Progress, 2, 12, Sept-Oct 1934

FARQUHARSON D (1948) "Local Studies in Army Education" Le Play House Bulletin (Educational Section), 3, July 1948,

----- (1951) Review of 'Army Education' T H Hawkins (1947), Sociological Review , 43, Section 12

----- (1955) "Dissolution of the Institute of Sociology" Sociological Review (New Series), 3, 165-173

FINCHAM J (1975) "The Development of Sociology First Degree Courses at English Universities 1907-72" Unpublished PhD Thesis, City University, London

FISHER D (1980) "American Philanthropy and the Social Sciences in Britain 1919-1939" Sociological Review, 28, 2, 277-315

FLETCHER R (1971) "The Making of Sociology" (2 Vols) (London: Nelson)

----- (1974) Introduction to "The Science of Society and the Unity of Mankind - A Memorial Volume for Morris Ginsberg" (London: Heinneman)

FORD P (1934) "Work and Wealth in a Modern Port: an economic survey of Southampton" (London: Allen and Unwin)

FREEMAN T (1980) "A History of Modern British Geography" (London: Longman)

----- (1983) conversation with the author, Abingdon 2 August 1983

FRIDRICHS R (1970) "The Sociology of Sociology" (New York: Macmillan)

GADAMER H-G (1975) "Truth and Method" (New York: Seabury Press)

GIDDENS A (1971) "Capitalism and Modern Social Theory" (Cambridge: University Press)

----- (1976) "Classical Social Theory and the Origins of Modern Sociology" American Journal of Sociology, 81

GOLDFRANK R (1972) "Reappraising Le Play " in OBERSHALL A (op cit)

GOULDNER A (1971) "The Coming Crisis of Western Sociology" (London: Heinemann)

GURVITCH G & MOORE W E (1945) "Twentieth Century Sociology" (New York: Philosophical Library)

HALLIDAY R (1968) "The Sociological Movement; the Sociological Society and the Genesis of Academic Sociology in Britain" Sociological Review, 16, 377-398

HALSEY A (1982) "Provincials and Professionals: the British Post-War Sociologists" European Journal of Sociology, 23, 1, 150-175

HARDMAN M (1949) "Local Survey Courses with Army Units" in Dymes D "School and Society"

HARPER E B (1933) "Sociology in England" Social Forces, 11, 335-342

HARRIS M (1971) "The Rise of Anthropological Theory"

HARRISSON T (1947) "The Future of Sociology" Pilot Papers, 2, 1, March 1947 10-25

HARRISON F (1902) "John Ruskin" (London: Macmillan)

HAWTHORNE G (1976) "Enlightenment and Despair" (Cambridge: University Press)

----- (1979) "Characterizing the History of Social Theory", Sociology , 13, 3, 475-482

HEATH A & EDMONSON R (1981) "Oxbridge Sociology: the Development of Centres of Excellence ?" in P Abrams et al (eds) "Practice and Progress: British Sociology 1950-1980 (London: George Allen & Unwin)

HERBERTSON D (1950) "Frederic Le Play" (Ledbury: Le Play House)

HILL L (1983) conversation with the author, Richmond 14 August 1983

HINKLE R (1978) "Towards Periodicization of the History of Sociological Theory in the US" Journal of the History of Sociology, 1, 1, 68-88

HOWARTH T E B (1978) "Cambridge betweeen Two Wars" (London: Collins)

HUGHES H S (1959) "Consciousness and Society" (London: MacGibbon & Kee)

INGLIS F (1982) "Radical Earnestness: English Social Theory 1880-1980" (Oxford: Martin Robertson)

INTERNATIONAL SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION Progress and Programme International Social Science Bulletin, 2, 3, Autumn 1950

JAHODA M, LAZARSFELD P & ZEISEL H (1933) "Marienthal: the Sociography of an Unemployed Community" (reprinted London: Tavistock 1972)

JAHODA M (1938a) "Some Ideas on Social and Psychological Research" Sociological Review, 30, 1, 63-80

----- (1938b) Review of 'Mass Observation' Pamphlet, Sociological Review 30, 208

----- (1940) Review of 'War Begins at Home' Harrisson T & Madge C, Sociological Review,32, 129

----- (1982) conversation with the author, University of Sussex 5 April 1982

JONES R A (1978) "On Understanding a Sociological Classic" American Journal of Sociology, 83, 2, 279-319

----- (1981a) "On Camic's Anti-Presentist Methodology" American Journal of Sociology, 86, 1133-1138

----- (1981b) "Review Essay on Quentin Skinner" American Journal of Sociology, 87, 453-467

KASLER D (1980) Unpublished discussion at meeting of ISA Research Committee on the History of Sociology, Paris, July 1980

KELLOG P (1912) "The Spread of the Survey Idea" Proceedings of the American Academy of Political Science

KENT R (1981) "A History of British Empirical Sociology" (Aldershot: Gower Press)

KUHN T (1962) "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions" (Chicago: University Press)

KUKLICK H (1980) "Restructuring the Past: towards an appreciation of the Social Context of Social Science" Sociological Quarterly, 21, 5-21

KUPER A (1975) "Anthropologists and Anthropology: The British School 1922-1972" (Harmondsworth: Penguin)

LAZARSFELD P (1962) "The Sociology of Empirical Social Research" American Sociological Review, 27, 757-767

LE PLAY HOUSE (1923) "Norwegian Studies" (Westminster: Leplay House Press)

LICHTENBERGER J L (1923) "The Development of Social Theory" (New York)

LINDGREN E J (1982) conversation with the author, Cambridge 3-4 June 1982

LUKES S (1973) "Emile Durkheim: His Life and Work" (Harmondsworth: Penguin)

MACRAE D (1961) "Ideology and Society" (London: Heinemann)

----- (1981) conversation with the author, London School of Economics 11 December 1981

MADGE C & HARRISSON T (1940) "War Begins at Home" (London: Mass Observation)

MAGEE B (1978) "Men of Ideas" (London: BBC Publications)

MARRETT R R (1941) "A Jerseyman at Oxford" (Oxford: University Press)

MARSHALL T H (1937) "Is Mass Observation Moonshine ?" The Highway , 30, 48-50

----- (1938) "Clas Conflict and Social Stratification" (London: Le Play House Press)

----- (1946) "The Case for a
London Centre" (unpublished typescript Keele University Archives VB295)

MARTINDALE D (1980) "The Golden Age of Minnesota Sociology" Journal of the History of Sociology, 2, 2, 35-60

MAUS H (1962) "A Short History of Sociology" (London: Routledge Kegan Paul)

MESS H (1942) "Notes on the position of sociology and suggestions for a programme for sociologists in this country" (Unpublished paper, Karl Mannheim Archives, Keele University)

MILL H R (1895) Scottish Geographical Magazine

----- (1951) "An Autobiography"

MITCHELL G D (1968) "A Hundred Years of Sociology" (London: Duckworth)

MOGEY J M (1956) "The Influence of Frederic Le Play on Social Studies in England" Les Etudes Sociales, Paris June 1956 (English translation courtesy of Professor Stanley Beaver)

MORGAN J G (1980) "Women in American Sociology in the 19th Century" Journal of the History of Sociology, 2:2, 1-34

MOSS L (1983) unpublished paper to BSA Study Group on the Sociology of Social Research, City University 1 July 1983

----- (1986) "The Wartime Social Survey" (forthcoming)

MOUNTFORD J (1972) "Keele: an Historical Critique" London, Routledge Kegan Paul

MULLINS N (1973) "Theories and Theory Groups in Contemporary American Sociology" (New York: Harper Row)

MUMFORD L (1948) "Patrick Geddes, Victor Branford and Applied Sociology in England: The Social Survey, Regionalism and Urban Planning" in Barnes H E 'An Introduction to the History of Sociology'

----- (1954) "Alexander Farquharson: a Friend's Memories" Sociological Review Vol 2 5-10

----- (1966) "The Disciple's Rebellion: a Memoir of Patrick Geddes" Encounter, 27, 11-21

----- (1979) "My Works and Days" (New York: Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich)

----- (1982) "Sketches from Life" (New York: Dial Press)

NISBET R (1967) "The Sociological Tradition" (New York: Basic Books)

----- (1976) "Sociology as an Art Form" (London: Heinemann)

OBERSCHALL A (1972) "The Sociological Study of the History of Social Research" in "The Establishment of Empirical Sociology" (New York: Harper Row)

OWEN D (1965) "English Philanthropy 1660-1960" (Oxford: University Press)

OWEN J (1974) "L T Hobhouse" (London: Nelson)

PALMER V M (1927) "Impressions of Sociology in Great Britain" American Journal of Sociology, 32, 756-761

PARSONS T (1937) "The Structure of Social Action (New York: McGraw-Hill)

PEEL J (1971) "Herbert Spencer" (London: Heinemann)

----- (1978) "Two Cheers for Empiricism" Sociology, 12, 347-359

PLATT J (1978) "Economic Values and Cultural Meanings: the Market for Antiques" Unpublished paper presented to the British Sociological Association Conference, Brighton, April 1980

----- (1981a) "Evidence and Proof in Documentary Research" Sociological Review, 29, 31-66

----- (1981b) "On Interviewing One's Peers" British Journal of Sociology , 32, 75-91

----- (1986) "Qualitative Research for the State", Quarterly Journal of Social Affairs, forthcoming

PLUMMER K (1983) "Documents of Life" (London: George Allen & Unwin)

REYNOLDS & REYNOLDS (1970) "The Sociology of Sociology: a Reader"

RICOEUR P (1971) "The Model of the Text: Meaningful Action Considered as a Text", Social Research, 38, 529-562

ROXBY P M (1930) "The Scope and Aims of Human Geography" Scottish Geographical Magazine, 46, 276-290

RUMNEY J E (1938) "The Science of Society" (London:Duckworth)

----- (1945) "British Sociology" in Gurvitch and Moore (eds) 'Twentieth Century Sociology' 562-585

RUSSELL J (1960) Presidential Address at the Concluding Conference of the Le Play Society, Oxford 9-13 April 1960. Hove, The Frederick Soddy Trust (courtesy of Professor Stanley Beaver)

SHILS E (1960) "On The Eve" Twentieth Century 445-459

SICA A (1983) (article on Kansas Sociology - Sociological Quarterly)

SIMEY T & SIMEY M (1960) "Charles Booth, Social Scientist" (Oxford: University Press)

SKINNER Q (1966) "The Limits of Historical Explanations", Philosophy , 41, 199-215

----- (1969) "Meaning and Understanding in the Hitory of Ideas" History and Theory, 8, 3-53

----- (1972) "Motives, intentions and the interpretation of texts" New Literary History 3, 393-408

----- (1974) "Some problems in the analysis of political thought and action" Political Theory 2, 277-302

----- (1976) "Hermeneutics and the role of history" New Literary History , 7, 209-232

SOROKIN P (1928) "Contemporary Sociological Theories" (New York: Harper and Brothers)

STANLEY N (1981) "The Extra Dimension: a Study of the First Period of Mass Observation 1937-1940" unpublished PhD Thesis CNAA/Birmingham Polytechnic

STEBBING R (1978) "Towards Amateur Sociology: a Proposal for the Profession" American Sociologist, 13, 239-247

STOCKING G (1965) "On the limits of 'presentism' and 'historicism' in the historiography of the behavioural sciences" Journal of the History of the Behavioural Sciences, 1, 211-217

THERBORN G (1976) "Science Class and Society" (London: New Left Books)

----- (1980) "Two Thinkers on Different Sides of the Barricades" Times Higher Education Supplement 18.1.80, 10-11

THOMAS W I & ZNANIECKI F (1920) "The Polish Peasant in Europe and America" (Boston: Badger)

TIMASHEFF N (1955) "Sociological Theory; its Nature and Growth" (New York: Random House)

TIRYAKIAN E (1979) "The significance of schools in the development of sociology" in W Snizeck et al (eds) "Contemporary Issues in Theory and Research" (Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press)

VB ... refers to the papers classified in the VB sequence in the Keele University Archives

WARDLE B (1954) Obituary note on Alexander Farquharson, The Times, 20.2.54

WEBB E et al (1966) "The Use of Archival Sources in Social Research" in "Unobtrusive Measures" (Chicago: Rand-McNally)

WEEKS J (1982) "Foucault for Historians" History Workshop,106-119

WELLS A F (1935) "The Local Social Survey in Great Britain" (London: Allen and Unwin)

WHITE H (1973) "Foucault decoded: notes from underground" History and Theory, 12, 23-54

WHITEHEAD F (1985) "The Government Social Survey" in Bulmer M 'Essays on the History of British Sociological Research'

ZIFF M (1978) "From Mill to Hobhouse: the Radical, Progressive Origins of British Sociology" Occasional Papers, University of Leeds Department of Sociology

----- (1980) "British Sociology; its Absences, Myths and Failures" Paper to British Sociological Association Conference, Lancaster

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Le Play House and the Regional Survey Movement in British Sociology 1920 - 1955 | CONTENTS | Introduction | Theory | Origins | Early C 20th | Le Play House | IoS | WW2 | Postwar