A Sociology of the Absurd (The Reynolds Series in Sociology)

Lyman, Stanford M., Scott, Marvin B.

Published by Altamira Press, 1989
ISBN 10: 0930390865 / ISBN 13: 9780930390860
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Synopsis: This work provides a crystallization and particularization of a school of sociological thinking variously called 'creative sociology,' 'existential sociology,' 'phenomenological sociology,' 'conflict theory,' and 'dramaturgical analysis.' The result is a methodological synthesis of the 'dual' visions of Erving Goffman and Harold Garfinkel. This book equips the reader with a framework for providing adequate descriptions of those face-to-face encounters that make up everyday life. This edition includes essays not found in the first edition, as well as a new introduction that locates it in the spectrum of contemporary theorizing.

About the Author: Standford M. Lyman is Robert J. Morrow Eminent Scholar and Professor of Social Science at Florida Atlantic University. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including "The Seven Deadly Sins: Society and Evil"; "Civilization: Discontents, Malcontents, and Other Essays in Social Theory"; and "Militarism, Imperialism and Racial Accomodation: An Analysis and Interpretation of the Early Writings of Robert E. Park".

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Title: A Sociology of the Absurd (The Reynolds ...
Publisher: Altamira Press
Publication Date: 1989
Book Condition: Good
Edition: 2nd.

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Book Description General Hall Inc., Dix Hills, NY, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 2nd edition. Highlighting to text; binding tight; moderate wear to covers. 244 pages. Scarce. Size: 6" x 9". Seller Inventory # S58-047252

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