This accessible guide to the maze of modern sociological theory features a collection of 39 essays written by prominent American and European theorists – representing the last fifty years of sociological work.
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Book Description Pearson, 1994. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: I. FUNCTIONALISM AND NEOFUNCTIONALISM. 1. A. R. Radcliffe-Brown,On the Concept of Function in Social Science. 2. Robert K. Merton,Prevailing Postulates in Functional Analysis. 3. Charles Ackerman and Talcott Parsons,The Concept of "Social System" as a Theoretical Device. 4. Niklas Luhmann,The World Society as a Social System. 5. Paul B. Colomy,Recent Developments in the Functionalist Approach to Change. 6. Jonathan H. Turner and Alexandra R. Maryanski,Is "Neofunctionalism" Really Functional? II. CONFLICT THEORY. 7. Anthony Giddens,Time and Space in Social Theory: Critical Remarks upon Functionalism. 8. Ralf Dahrendorf,Toward a Theory of Social Conflict. 9. Lewis A. Coser,Social Conflict and the Theory of Social Change. 10. Randall Collins,Three Faces of Cruelty: Towards a Comparative Sociology of Violence. 11. Randall Collins,Maturation of the State-Centered Theory of Revolution and Ideology. III. MARXISM AND NEO-MARXISM. 12. Herbert Marcuse,Some Social Implications of Modern Technology. 13. Philip Kasinitz,Neo-Marxist Views of the State. 14. Jrgen Habermas,What Does a Crisis Mean Today? Legitimation Problems in Late Capitalism. 15. Immanuel Wallerstein,The Present State of the Debate on World Inequality. 16. Erik Olin Wright,What Is Analytical Marxism? 17. Lise Vogel,Marxism and Socialist-Feminist Theory: A Decade of Debate. IV. MICROSOCIOLOGY. 18. Leonard S. Cottrell, Jr.,George Herbert Mead: The Legacy of Social Behaviorism. 19. Herbert Blumer,Society as Symbolic Interaction. 20. George Psathas,Ethnomethods and Phenomenology. 21. A. Lincoln Ryave and James N. Schenkein,Notes on the Art of Walking. 22. George C. Homans,Social Behavior as Exchange. 23. Elaine Hatfield,Equity Theory and Research: An Overview. 24. Nancy C. M. Hartsock,Exchange Theory: Critique from a Feminist Standpoint. 25. Erving Goffman,The Interaction Order. V. MICRO VERSUS MACRO APPROACHES. 26. George C. Homans,The Present State of Sociological Theory. 27. Bruce H. Mayhew,Structuralism versus Individualism: Shadowboxing in the Dark. 28. Debra Friedman and Michael Hechter,The Contribution of Rational Choice Theory to Macrosociological Research. 29. Randall Collins,Micro-translation as a Theory-Building Strategy. <div S. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0131042661
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 440 pages. 9.50x7.00x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0131042661