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Self, social structure, and beliefs : explorations in sociology

Author: Jeffrey C Alexander; Gary T Marx; Christine L Williams
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Neil Smelser is an iconic figure in sociology. This volume reveals the range & depth of his influence, & his substantial contributions to diverse fields such as British history, social change, collective behaviour, higher education, the economy, & psychoanalysis.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Self, social structure, and beliefs.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003017202
(OCoLC)52819841
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey C Alexander; Gary T Marx; Christine L Williams
ISBN: 9780520937857 0520937856 1597348929 9781597348928 9780520241367 0520241363
OCLC Number: 56732939
Description: 1 online resource (286 pages)
Contents: Mastering ambivalence : Neil Smelser as a sociologist of synthesis / Jeffrey C. Alexander, Gary T. Marx, Christine L. Williams --
Introduction / Christine L. Williams --
The sociological eye and the psychoanalytic ear / Nancy J. Chodorow --
The commodity frontier / Arlie Russell Hochschild --
The glass cage : flexible work, fragmented consumption, fragile selves / Yiannis Gabriel --
Rational choice and sociology / Alberto Martinelli --
Enlisting Smelser's theory of ambivalence to maintain progress in sociology of religion's new paradigm / R. Stephen Warner --
Circuits of commerce / Viviana A. Zelizer --
Trust as an aspect of social structure / Robert Wuthnow --
The organizational foundations of university capability : differentiation and competition in the academic sector of society / Burton R. Clark --
Introduction / Jeffrey C. Alexander --
Primordial beliefs and immigration policy : the case of Britain's patrials / Christian Joppke --
Causal reasoning, historical logic, and sociological explanation / Lyn Spillman --
Intellectual cycles of social movement research : from psychoanalysis to culture? / James M. Jasper --
Shaping sociological imagination: the importance of theory / Piotr Sztompka.
Responsibility: edited by Jeffrey C. Alexander, Gary T. Marx, and Christine L. Williams.

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Neil Smelser is an iconic figure in sociology. This volume reveals the range & depth of his influence, & his substantial contributions to diverse fields such as British history, social change, collective behaviour, higher education, the economy, & psychoanalysis.

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