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Readings in social theory : the classic tradition to post-modernism

Readings in social theory : the classic tradition to post-modernism

Author: James Farganis
Publisher: New York, NY : McGraw Hill, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7. edView all editions and formats

Provides a firm foundation in sociological theory. This title offers concepts which are expressed through the most influential thinkers in each of the classic, contemporary, modernist, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Farganis
ISBN: 9780078026843 0078026849
OCLC Number: 914821092
Description: VIII, 449 Seiten
Contents: PrefaceIntroduction: The Classic Tradition to Post-Modernism: An OverviewPart One: The Classic Tradition 1. Karl Marx: Alienation, Class Struggle, and Class Consciousness Introduction From Karl Marx and Frederick Engels, The Manifesto of the Communist PartyFrom Karl Marx, The Fetishism of Commodities and the Secret ThereofFrom Karl Max and Frederick Engels, The German Ideology2. Emile Durkheim: Anomie and Social Integration IntroductionFrom Emile Durkehim, The Rules of Sociological MethodFrom Emile Durkheim, "Egoistic Suicide and Anomic Suicide" From Emile Durkheim, The Elementary Forms of Religious Life3. Max Weber: The Iron Cage Introduction From Max Weber, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of CapitalismFrom Max Weber, "Bureaucracy" From Max Weber, "Class, Status, Party" From Max Weber, "Power, Domination & Types of Authority"4. Georg Simmel: Dialectic of Individual and Society Introduction From Georg Simmel, "The Metropolis and Mental Life" From Georg Simmel, "The Stranger"5. George Herbert Mead: The Emergent Self Introduction From George Herbert Mead, "Mind, Self, and Society" Part Two: Contemporary Sociological Theory6. Functionalism Introduction From Kingsley Davis and Wilbert E. Moore, "Some Principles of Stratification" From Talcott Parsons, "The System of Modern Societies"From Talcott Parsons, Age and Sex in the Social Structure of the United States From Robert K. Merton, "Manifest and Latent Functions" 7. Conflict Theory Introduction From Ralf Dahrendorf, "Social Structure, Group Interests, and Conflict Groups" From C. Wright Mills, "The Structure of Power in America" From Richard L. Zweigenhaft and G. William Domhoff, "The Ironies of Diversity"8. Exchange Theory and Rational Choice Introduction From Peter Blau: "The Structure of Social Associations"From James Coleman, "Social Capital in the Creation of Human Capital" 9. Phenomenological Sociology and Ethnomethodology Introduction From Peter Berger, "The Sacred Canopy"From Harold Garfinkel, "Studies of the Routine Grounds of Everyday Activities"10. Symbolic Interaction Introduction From Herbert Blumer, "Society as Symbolic Interaction" From Erving Goffman, "The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life"From Arlie Hochschild, "Exploring the Managed Heart" Part Three: Modernism and Post-Modernism11: Critical Theory Introduction From Herbert Marcuse, "One-Dimensional Man" From Jurgen Habermas, "Religion in the Public Sphere" 12. Post-Modernism Introduction From Michel Foucault, "The Carceral" From Jean-Francois Lyotard, "The Post-Modern Condition: A Report on Knowledge" Part Four: After Post-Modernism13. Sex, Gender, Queer TheoryIntroductionFrom Dorothy Smith, "Women's Experience as a Radical Critique of Sociology"From Patricia Hill Collins, "Black Feminist Thought"From Candace West and Don Zimmerman, "Doing Gender"From Steven Seidman, "Deconstructing Queer Theory"14. Critical Race TheoryIntroductionFrom David Hollinger, "The Concept of Post-Racial"From From W.E.B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black FolkFrom From Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic, Critical Race TheoryFrom Anthony Appiah, "Reconstructing Racial Identities"Part Five: Globalization15. Global Society: Two PerspectivesIntroductionFrom David Held and Anthony McGrew, "Divided World, Divided Nations"From Joseph Stiglitz, "Globalism's Discontents"
Responsibility: James Farganis.


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