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Social theory : the multicultural and classic readings

Author: Charles C Lemert
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Aiming to represent the full range of social theory as it has developed from the 19th century to the present, this multicultural anthology brings together texts such as those of Parsons and Dorothy  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles C Lemert
ISBN: 0813334721 9780813334721
OCLC Number: 39001188
Description: xiii, 674 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Social Theory: Its Uses and Pleasures; * Modernity's Classical Age, 1848-1919; Estranged Labour; Camera Obscura (Karl Marx); Class Struggle (K. Marx and Friedrich Engels); The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte; On Imperialism in India; The Values of Commodities; The Fetishism of Commodities; Labour-Power and Capital (K. Marx); The Patriarchal Family (F. Engels); Anomie and the Modern Division of Labor; Sociology and Social Facts; Suicide and Modernity (Emile Durkheim); Primitive Classifications and Social Knowledge (E. Durkheim and Marcel Mauss); The Cultural Logic of Collective Representations (E. Durkheim); The Spirit of Capitalism and the Iron Cage; The Bureaucratic Machine; What Is Politics?; The Types of Legitimate Domination; Class, Status, Party (Max Weber); The Psychical Apparatus and the Theory of Instincts; Dream-Work and Interpretation; Oedipus, the Child; Remembering, Repeating, and Working-Through; The Return of the Repressed in Social Life; Civilization and the Individual (Sigmund Freud); Arbitrary Social Values and the Linguistic Sign (Ferdinand de Saussure); The Self and Its Selves (William James); Double-Consciousness and the Veil; The Spirit of Modern Europe (W.E.B. Du Bois); The Yellow Wallpaper; Women and Economics (Charlotte Perkins Gilman); The Colored Woman's Office (Anna Julia Cooper); The Stranger (Georg Simmel); The Looking-Glass Self (Charles Horton Cooley); * Social Theories And World Conflict, 1919-1945; The Psychology of Modern Society; The New Liberalism (John Maynard Keynes); The Irrational Chasm Between Subject and Object (Georg Lukcs); Notes on Science and the Crisis (Max Horkheimer); The Unit Act of Action Systems (Talcott Parsons); What Is to Be Done? (V. I. Lenin); The Sociology of Knowledge and Ideology (Karl Mannheim); Psychoanalysis and Sociology (Erich Fromm); The Self, the I, and the Me (George Herbert Mead); Social Structure and Anomie (Robert K. Merton); Moral Man and Immoral Society (Reinhold Niebuhr); The Negro Problem as a Moral Issue (Gunnar Myrdal); Disorganization of the Polish Immigrant (William I. Thomas and Florian Znaniecki); Personality
Responsibility: edited by Charles Lemert.
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