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Social theory : roots and branches : readings

Author: Peter Kivisto
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Roxbury Pub. Co., ©2003.
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Social theory.
Los Angeles, Calif. : Roxbury Pub. Co., ©2003
(OCoLC)891712247
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kivisto
ISBN: 1891487965 9781891487965
OCLC Number: 48951221
Description: xiv, 499 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. Roots --
Classical Social Theory --
I. Karl Marx --
1. Alienated Labor --
2. Theses on Feuerbach --
3. Manifesto of the Communist Party / Friedrich Engels --
4. Commodities --
5. General Formula for Capital --
II. Emile Durkheim --
6. On Mechanical and Organic Solidarity --
7. What Is a Social Fact? --
8. Anomic Suicide --
9. Primitive Classification / Marcel Mauss --
10. Human Meaning of Religion --
III. Max Weber --
11. 'Objectivity' in Social Science --
12. Spirit of Capitalism --
13. Bureaucracy --
14. Nature of Charismatic Domination --
15. Class, Status, Party --
IV. Georg Simmel --
16. Fashion --
17. Problem of Sociology --
18. Conflict as the Basis of Group Formation --
19. Stranger --
20. Flirtation --
V. Voices Outside the Discipline --
21. Madman / Friedrich Nietzsche --
22. What Pragmatism Means / William James --
23. Civilization and Its Discontents / Sigmund Freud --
24. Fusion of the 'I' and the 'Me' in Social Activities / George Herbert Mead --
VI. Neglected Voices --
25. Dress and Its Victims / Harriet Martineau --
26. Conservation of Races / W.E.B. Du Bois --
27. Dependence of Women / Charlotte Perkins Gilman --
28. Utilization of Women in City Government / Jane Addams --
29. Feminism and Conventionality / Elsie Clews Parsons --
Part 2. Branches --
Contemporary Social Theory --
VII. Functionalism and Neofunctionalism --
30. Unanticipated Consequences of Social Action / Robert K. Merton --
31. Functional Prerequisites of Social Systems / Talcott Parsons --
32. Functional Differentiation / Niklas Luhmann --
33. After Neofunctionalism / Jeffrey Alexander --
VIII. Conflict Theories --
34. Functions of Social Conflict / Lewis Coser --
35. Culture and Politics / C. Wright Mills --
36. Conflict Groups and Group Conflicts / Ralf Dahrendorf --
37. Basics of Conflict Theory / Randall Collins --
IX. Symbolic Interactionism --
38. Membership and History / Anselm Strauss --
39. Society as Symbolic Interaction / Herbert Blumer --
40. Performances / Erving Goffman --
41. Drama in the Routine: A Prolegomenon to a Praxiological Sociology / Stanford M. Lyman --
X. Phenomenology and Ethnomethodology --
42. Indirect Social Relationships / Alfred Schutz --
43. Rules of Conversational Sequence / Harvey Sacks --
44. Rational Properties of Scientific and Common Sense Activities / Harold Garfinkel --
45. Partnership / Aron Gurwitsch --
XI. Exchange Theory and Rational Choice Theory --
46. Social Behavior as Exchange / George C. Homans --
47. Power-Dependence Relations / Richard M. Emerson --
48. Human Capital and Social Capital / James S. Coleman --
49. Emergence of Cooperative Social Institutions / Michael Hechter --
50. Formulation of Exchange Theory / Peter Blau --
XII. Feminist Theory --
51. Subversive Bodily Acts / Judith Butler --
52. Toward an Afrocentric Feminist Epistemology / Patricia Hill Collins --
53. Sociology From Women's Experience: A Reaffirmation / Dorothy E. Smith --
54. Rethinking Freud on Women / Nancy Chodorow --
XIII. Critical Theory --
55. Philosophy and Critical Theory / Herbert Marcuse --
56. Traditional and Critical Theory / Max Horkheimer --
57. On Systematically Distorted Communication / Jurgen Habermas --
58. Divergent Rationalities of Administrative Action / Claus Offe --
XIV. Postmodernism and Poststructuralism --
59. Advertising / Jean Baudrillard --
60. Panopticism / Michel Foucault --
61. Postmodernity, or Living With Ambivalence / Zygmunt Bauman --
62. Modern and Postmodern / Mike Featherstone --
XV. Further Directions --
63. Shame and Repugnance / Norbert Elias --
64. Structures and the Habitus / Pierre Bourdieu --
65. Three Instances of Hegemony in the History of the Capitalist World-Economy / Immanuel Wallerstein --
66. Time-Space Constitution of Social Systems / Anthony Giddens --
67. Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity / Ulrich Beck / translated by Mark Ritter --
68. Citizenship / Alain Touraine / translated by David Macey --
69. Materials for an Exploratory Theory of the Network Society / Manuel Castells --
70. Outline of a General Sociology of the Body / Bryan S. Turner.
Responsibility: [edited by] Peter Kivisto.

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