This classic text has set a standard for American sociol-ogy. Cooley provides analysis without empiricism, applying psychological insight to his study of the individual and collective self. First published in 1909, this work attempts to motivate man and society to be more responsible to each other.
"e;The style of his book is clear and attractive, the text abounding in happy quotation."e;--"e;Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science"e;