This article is a much shortened version of a paper prepared for the A. S. A. meetings in New Orleans, 1972.
From Conflict Theory to Conflict Methodology: An Emerging Paradigm for Sociology*
Article first published online: 9 JAN 2007
Volume 44, Issue 1, pages 15–28, January 1974
How to Cite
LEHMANN, T. and YOUNG, T. R. (1974), From Conflict Theory to Conflict Methodology: An Emerging Paradigm for Sociology. Sociological Inquiry, 44: 15–28. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-682X.1974.tb00719.x
- Issue published online: 9 JAN 2007
- Article first published online: 9 JAN 2007
A brief paradigmatic history of American sociology is presented. Conflict methodology is defined and exemplified. It is held to be an essential adjunct to a complete conflict paradigm. A conflict paradigm is relevant to sociological analyses in Eastern and Western Countries in view of the proliferation and power and of the large scale organization.