Harriet Martineau's careful methodology, both theoretical and applied, makes her one of the founders of sociology. This essay discusses her three volume work, Society in America. It focuses on Martineau's methodology as applied to issues of slavery and women's rights in the United States circa 1832-1834.
"Small Victories, Lasting Change: Harriet Martineau, Slavery, and Women’s Rights,"
Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge:
3, Article 29.
Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/humanarchitecture/vol4/iss3/29