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An Introduction to Classical and Contemporary Social Theory : a Critical Perspective

Author: Berch Berberoglu
Publisher: Lanham, md : Rowman & littlefield Publishers, 2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. edView all editions and formats
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Providing a critical analysis of classical and contemporary social theory from a class perspective, this book is concise and lucid.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Berch Berberoglu
ISBN: 0742524922 9780742524927 0742524930 9780742524934
OCLC Number: 475055508
Description: 199 s
Contents: Chapter 1 Marx and Engels on Social Class and Class Struggle Chapter 2 Durkheim on Society and the Social Order Chapter 3 Weber on Bureaucracy, Power, and Social Status Chapter 4 Pareto, Mosca, and Michels on Elites and Masses Chapter 5 Cooley and Mead on Human Nature and Society Chapter 6 Freud on the Development of Society and Civilization Chapter 7 Gramsci and Lenin on Ideology, the State, and Revolution Chapter 8 Kollantai on Class, Gender, and Patriarchy Chapter 9 Du Bois and Frazier on Race, Class, and Social Emancipation Chapter 10 Parsons, Merton, and Functionalist Theory Chapter 11 Mills on the Power Elite Chapter 12 Domhoff on the Power Structure and the Governing Class Chapter 13 Althusser, Poulantzas, and Miliband on Politics and the State Chapter 14 Trimberger, Block, and Skocpol and Neo-Weberian Theorizing Chapter 15 Homans on Social Exchange Chapter 16 Goffman and Garfinkel on Dramaturgy, Ethnomethodology, and Everyday Life Chapter 17 Wilson and Willie on Race, Class, and Poverty Chapter 18 Recent Developments in Contemporary Feminist Theory Chapter 19 Wallerstein and World-Systems Theory Chapter 20 Therborn and Szymanski on Contemporary Marxist Theory Chapter 21 Harvey and Callinicos on Postmodernism and Its Critique Chapter 22 Conclusion

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