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|Document Type:||Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Geoff Cooper; Andrew King; Ruth Rettie; Ebrary, Inc.
|Reproduction Notes:||Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif. ebrary, 2009. online-Ressource.|
|Description:||ix, 206 p.|
|Contents:||Contents: Preface; The objects of sociology: an introduction, Geoff Cooper; Part 1 Social Things: Durkheim's globality, David Inglis and Roland Robertson; Back to the things themselves: on Simmelian objects, Olli Pyyhtinen; Durkheim's social facts and the performative model: reconsidering the objective nature of social phenomena, Irene Rafanell. Part 2 Social Practices: Communities of practice vs traditional communities: the state of sociology in a context of globalization, Anne Warfield Rawls; Working out what Garfinkel could possibly be doing with 'Durkheim's aphorism', Michael Lynch; Mathematical equations as Durkheimian social facts?, Christian Greiffenhagen and Wes Sharrock. Part 3 Social Theories: Social theory in situated practice: theoretical categories in everyday discourse, Nanna Mik-Meyer; Appropriation, translation and the opening of theory, Anna Tsatsaroni and Geoff Cooper; 'Identity' after 'the moment of theory', Paul du Gay; Concluding thoughts: deconfigurations of social theory, Andrew King and Ruth Rettie; Index.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Geoff Cooper, Andrew King, Ruth Rettie.|
'Social theory is a field in turmoil, some of which is highly productive and interesting. The papers in this volume represent some of the best of the turmoil. They reflect anew on the Durkheimian