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|Named Person:||Talcott Parsons; Erving Goffman; Harold Garfinkel; Talcott Parsons; Erving Goffman; Harold Garfinkel; Harold Garfinkel; Erving Goffman; Talcott Parsons|
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||0791455408 9780791455401 0791455394 9780791455395|
|Description:||xvi, 180 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||On Modernity --
Talcott Parsons --
Erving Goffman --
The author outlines features of the modern experience, drawing upon neglected cultural theorists of modernity, and then shows how these features of modernity are reflected and incorporated in the scholarship of Parsons, Goffman, and Garfinkel. The result is an original and eclectic analysis that illuminates previously overlooked dimensions to modern sociological theory, and suggests new possibilities for meaningful and rewarding comparisons between theoretical traditions."--BOOK JACKET.