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Encyclopedia of social theory

Author: George Ritzer; Sage Publications.
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, ©2005.
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Reference source for anyone interested in the roots of contemporary social theory. The encyclopedia examines the global landscape of all the key theories and the theorists behind them, presenting them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses.
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Encyclopedia of social theory.
Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, c2005
(DLC) 2004003251
(OCoLC)54425157
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Ritzer; Sage Publications.
ISBN: 9781452265469 1452265461 1412914310 9781412914314
OCLC Number: 162126827
Notes: "Sage reference publication."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (2 v. (xxxviii, 1-982))
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: v. 1. Actor Network Theory --
Affect Control Theory --
Agency-Structure Integration --
AGIL --
Alexander, Jeffrey --
Alienation --
Althusser, Louis --
Annales School --
Anomie --
Anzaldua, Gloria --
Augé, Marc --
Authority --
Bartky, Sandra Lee --
Bataille, Georges --
Baudrillard, Jean --
Bauman, Zygmunt --
Beauvoir, Simone de --
Beck, Ulrich --
Becker, Howard --
Behaviorism --
Bell, Daniel --
Bellah, Robert --
Benjamin, Jessica --
Benjamin, Walter --
Berger, Joseph --
Blau, Peter --
Blumberg, Rae --
Blumer, Herbert --
Body --
Bonald, Louis de --
Bourdieu, Pierre --
Bureaucracy --
Butler, Judith --
Capital --
Capitalism --
Cassirer, Ernst --
Castoriadis, Cornelius --
Celebrity --
Certeau, Michel de --
Chafetz, Janet --
Chodorow, Nancy --
Citizenship --
Civil Society --
Civility --
Civilizing Processes --
Cognitive Sociology --
Coleman, James --
Collective Conscience --
Collective Memory --
Collège de Sociologie and Acéphale --
Collins, Patricia Hill --
Collins, Randall --
Commitment --
Complexity Theory --
Compulsory Heterosexuality --
Comte, Auguste --
Conflict Theory --
Consumer Culture --
Conversation Analysis --
Cook, Karen --
Cooley, Charles Horton --
Coser, Lewis --
Cosmopolitan Sociology --
Crime --
Critical Pedagogy --
Cultural Capital --
Cultural Marxism and British Cultural Studies --
Cultural Studies and the New Populism --
Culture and Civilization --
Dahrendorf, Ralf --
Davis, Angela --
Debord, Guy --
Deconstruction --
Deleuze, Gilles --
Democracy --
Derrida, Jacques --
Deviance --
Dialectic --
Dilthey, Wilhelm --
Discourse --
Disneyization --
Distributive Justice --
Dramaturgy --
Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt (W. E. B.) --
Durkheim, Émile --
Ecofeminism --
Ecological Theory --
Eisenstadt, Shmuel N. --
Elementary Theory --
Elias, Norbert --
Emergence --
Emerson, Richard --
Emotion Work --
Enchantment/Disenchantment --
Essentialism --
Ethnomethodology --
Evolutionary Theory --
Exchange Coalitions --
Exchange Networks --
Exploitation --
Family Wage --
Feminism --
Feminist Cultural Studies --
Feminist Epistemology --
Feminist Ethics --
Figurational Sociology --
Film: The Business and Marketing of Hollywood's Products --
Fordism and Post-Fordism --
Foucault, Michel --
Frame Analysis --
Frankfurt School --
Freud, Sigmund --
Game Theory --
Garfinkel, Harold --
Gender --
Genealogy --
General Systems Theory --
Generalized Exchange --
German Idealism --
Giddens, Anthony --
Gilligan, Carol --
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins --
Globalization --
Goffman, Erving --
Goldstone, Jack --
Gouldner, Alvin --
Governmentality --
Gramsci, Antonio --
Graph Theoretic Measures of Power --
Green Movements --
Habermas, Jürgen --
Habitus --
Hall, Stuart --
Harding, Sandra --
Hartsock, Nancy --
Hawley, Amos --
Heller, Agnes --
Hermeneutics --
Herrschaft (Rule) --
Historical and Comparative Theory --
Historical Materialism --
Historicism --
Hollywood Film --
Holocaust --
Homans, George --
Hughes, Everett --
Hyperreality --
Ideal Type --
Identity --
Identity Politics --
Imperialism --
Impression Management --
Individualism --
Industrial Society --
Institutional Theory --
Internet and Cyberculture --
Intimacy --
Irigaray, Luce --
Jameson, Frederic --
Kristeva, Julia --
Labeling Theory --
Lacan, Jacques --
Latour, Bruno --
Lawler, Edward --
Learning Theory --
Lefebvre, Henri --
Lesbian Continuum --
Levels of Social Structure --
Lévi-Strauss, Claude --
Liberal Feminism --
Lifeworld --
Lindenberg, Siegwart --
Logocentrism --
Lorde, Audre --
Luhmann, Niklas --
Lukács, György --
Madness --
Maistre, Joseph de --
Male Gaze --
Mann, Michael --
Mannheim, Karl --
Markovsky, Barry --
Marx, Karl --
Marxism --
Maternal Thinking --
Matrix of Domination --
McDonaldization --
Mead, George Herbert --
Means of Consumption --
Means of Production --
Media Critique --
Merton, Robert --
Metatheory --
Micro-Macro Integration --
Mills, C. Wright --
Minnich, Elizabeth --
Modernity --
Molm, Linda --
Montesquieu, Charles Louis de Secondat --
Morality and Aesthetic Judgement. v. 2. Nationalism --
Negotiated Order --
Neo-Kantianism --
Network Exchange Theory --
Network Theory --
Outsider-Within --
Paradigm --
Pareto, Vilfredo --
Park, Robert --
Parsons, Talcott --
Patriarchy --
Phenomenology --
Philosophical Anthropology --
Political Economy --
Popular Music --
Pornography and Cultural Studies --
Positivism --
Positivismusstreit (Positivist Dispute) --
Postcolonialism --
Post-Marxism --
Postmodernism --
Postmodernist Feminism --
Postsocial --
Poststructuralism --
Power --
Power-Dependence Relations --
Pragmatism --
Procedural Justice --
Professions --
Psychoanalysis and Social Theory --
Public Sphere --
Queer Theory --
Radical Feminism --
Rational Choice --
Rationalization --
Reform --
Reification --
Relational Cohesion --
Religion --
Religion in French Social Theory --
Revolution --
Rhetorical Turn in Social Theory --
Rieff, Philip --
Risk Society --
Ritzer, George --
Role Theory --
Rorty, Richard --
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques --
Rubin, Gayle --
Ruddick, Sara --
Sacred and Profane --
Saint-Simon, Claude-Henri de --
Sartre, Jean-Paul --
Saussure, Ferdinand de --
Scheler, Max --
Schütz, Alfred --
Scottish Enlightenment --
Secularization --
Self and Self-Concept --
Semiology --
Sexuality and the Subject --
Simmel, Georg --
Simulation --
Simulations --
Situationists --
Smelser, Neil --
Smith, Dorothy --
Social Action --
Social Capital --
Social Class --
Social Constructionism --
Social Darwinism --
Social Dilemma --
Social Exchange Theory --
Social Facts --
Social Interaction --
Social Market Economy (Soziale Markwirtschaft) --
Social Movement Theory --
Social Rationality --
Social Space --
Social Structure --
Social Studies of Science --
Social Worlds --
Socialism --
Socialization --
Sociologies of Everyday Life --
Sombart, Werner --
Sorokin, Pitirim --
Spencer, Herbert --
Sport --
Standpoint Theory --
State --
Statics and Dynamics --
Status Relations --
Stratification --
Strauss, Anselm --
Strength of Weak Ties --
Structural Functionalism --
Structuralism --
Structuralist Marxism --
Structuration --
Sumner, William Graham --
Surveillance and Society --
Symbolic Interaction --
Taylor, Charles --
Television and Social Theory --
Theory Construction --
Thomas, William Isaac --
Tilly, Charles --
Time and Social Theory --
Tocqueville, Alexis de --
Tönnies, Ferdinand --
Total Institutions --
Touraine, Alain --
Trust --
Turner, Bryan --
Turner, Jonathan --
Urbanization --
Utopia --
Veblen, Thorstein --
Verstehen --
Video and Computer Games --
Virilio, Paul --
Vocabularies of Motives --
Wallerstein, Immanuel --
Weber, Marianne --
Weber, Max --
Werturteilsstreit (Value Judgment Dispute) --
White, Harrison --
Willer, David --
World-Systems Theory --
Wright, Erik Olin --
Wuthnow, Robert --
Žižek, Slavoj --
Znaniecki, Florian Witold.
Responsibility: editor George Ritzer.
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