Following in the tradition of Max Weber (ideal type) and Robert Redfield (forms of social organization), one of Mr. Thomas' mentors, this paper is a seminal part of the development of Relational Theory. Throughout the 60's and 70's it was used as an core paper in the curriculum at Monteith college, Wayne State University.
- Ideal Type,
- Max Weber,
- Robert Redfield,
- Relational Theory
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_thomas/34/