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Readings in social theory : the classic tradition to post-modernism

Author: James Farganis
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Presenting an anthology of primary readings in sociological theory, this book covers the theorists and schools from classic to contemporary, modernist, and postmodernist, in a chronological  Read more...

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Readings in social theory.
Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2004
(OCoLC)646857818
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Farganis
ISBN: 0072825774 9780072825770
OCLC Number: 51942430
Description: xii, 450 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1: The classic tradition. 1. Karl Marx: alienation, class struggle, and class consciousness --
Introduction --
From Karl Marx and Frederick Engels, The manifesto of the Communist Party --
From Karl Marx, Economic and philosophic manuscripts of 1844 --
From Karl Marx and Frederick Engels, The German ideology --
From Karl Marx, "Fetishism of commodities and the secret thereof"--
2. Émile Durkheim: anomie and social integration --
Introduction --
From Émile Durkheim, The rules of sociological Method --
From Émile Durkheim, "Egoistic suicide and anomic suicide" --
From Émile Durkheim, The elementary forms of religious life --
From Émile Durkheim, "Individualism and the intellectuals" --
3. Max Weber: the iron cage --
Introduction --
From Max Weber, The protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism --
From Max Weber, "Bureaucracy" --
From Max Weber, "'Objectivity' in social science and social policy" --
From Max Weber, "Class, status, party" --
4. Georg Simmel: dialectic of individual and society --
Introduction --
From Georg Simmel, "The metropolis and mental life" --
From Georg Simmel, "The Stranger" --
5. George Herbert Mead: the emergent self --
Introduction --
From George Herbert Mead, Mind, self, and society --
6. W.E.B. Du Bois: double consciousness and the public intellectual --
Introduction --
From W.E.B. Du Bois, The Philadelphia negro: a social study --
From W.E.B. Du Bois, The souls of Black folk. Part 2. Contemporary sociological theory. 7. Functionalism --
Introduction --
From Kingsley Davis and Wilbert E. Moore, "Some principles of stratification" --
From Talcott Parsons, "Age and sex in the social structure of the united states" --
From Robert K. Merton, "Manifest and latent functions" --
8. Conflict theory --
Introduction --
From Ralf Dahrendorf, "Social structure, group interests, and conflict groups" --
From C. Wright Mills, "The structure of power in america" --
From Richard Zweigenhaft and G. William Domhoff, "Ironies of diversity" --
9. Exchange theory and rational choice --
Introduction --
From Peter Blau, "The structure of social associations" --
From George C. Homans, "Social behavior as exchange" --
From James Coleman, "Social capital in the creation of human capital" --
10. Phenomenological sociology and ethnomethodology --
Introduction --
From Alfred Schutz, "Common-sense and scientific interpretation of human action" --
From Peter Berger and Thomas Luckmann, "Foundations of knowledge in everyday life" --
From Harold Garfinkel, "Studies of the routine grounds of everyday activities" --
11. Symbolic interaction --
Introduction --
From Herbert Blumer, "Society as symbolic interaction" --
From Erving Goffman, The presentation of self in everyday life --
12. Feminist theory --
Introduction --
From Dorothy Smith, "Women's experience as a radical critique of sociology" --
From Michele Barrett, "Words and things: materialism and method in contemporary feminist analysis" --
Part 3. Modernity and post-modernism. 13. Critical theory --
Introduction --
From Herbert Marcuse, One Dimensional Man --
From Jürgen Habermas, "Three normative models of democracy" --
14. Post-modernism --
Introduction --
From Michel Foucault, "The carceral" --
From Jean-François Lyotard, The post-modern condition: a report on knowledge.
Responsibility: edited with introductions by James Farganis.
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