ross, edward alsworth
a founder of sociology in the United States and one of the first sociologists to pursue a comprehensive sociological theory. Ross was also a prolific writer whose flair for popular presentation greatly stimulated interest in social science research. He was an advocate of melioristic sociology-the application of the discipline to the ends of social reform.
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