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Toward a general theory of action

Author: Talcott Parsons; Edward Shils
Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1951.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Parsons, Talcott, 1902-1979.
Toward a general theory of action.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1951
(OCoLC)636145038
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Talcott Parsons; Edward Shils
OCLC Number: 2112719
Description: xi, 506 pages diagrams 25 cm
Contents: Some fundamental categories of the theory of action : a general statement / Talcott Parson [and others] --
Some observations on theory in the social sciences / Richard C. Sheldon --
Categories of the orientation and organization of action --
Personality as a system of action --
Systems of value-orientation --
The social system --
A psychological model / Edward C. Tolman --
Prejudice : a problem in psychology and social causation / Gordon W. Allport --
Values and value-orientations in the theory of action : an exploration in definition and classification / Clyde Kluckhohn --
Toward a classification of interaction / Henry A. Murray --
Social behavior and personality development / Robert R. Sears --
An empirical study of technical problems in analysis of role obligation / Samuel A. Stouffer.
Responsibility: [by] Talcott Parsons [and] Edward A. Shils, editors; Edward C. Tolman [and others].

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