The Westermarck Society (noin) 80 vuotta

Translated title of the contribution: The Westermarck Society (about) 80 years

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The Westermarck Society, now the main professional association of Finnish sociologists, was originally founded in 1940. The article describes the Society's development during its first period. From about 1950 it consciously adopted its present role as primarily a professional association, rather than an association of those inspired by Edward Westermarck's scientific legacy. It contributed to the general development of instutionalization of Sociology in Finland.
Translated title of the contributionThe Westermarck Society (about) 80 years
Original languageFinnish
Pages (from-to)403-406
Number of pages4
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2020
MoE publication typeB1 Article in a scientific magazine


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