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Social theory and social structure

Social theory and social structure

Author: Robert King Merton
Publisher: New York : Free Press, [1968] ©1968
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1968 enlarged editionView all editions and formats
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Merton, Robert King, 1910-2003.
Social theory and social structure.
New York, Free Press [1968]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert King Merton
ISBN: 0029211301 9780029211304
OCLC Number: 253949
Notes: "Enlarged to include two new essays on theoretical sociology"--Jacket.
Description: xxiii, 702 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. On theoretical sociology. On the history and systematics of sociological theory --
On sociological theories of the middle range --
Manifest and latent functions --
The bearing of sociological theory on empirical research --
The bearing of empirical research on sociological theory --
pt. 2. Studies in social and cultural structure. Introduction --
Social structure and anomie --
Continuities in the theory of social structure and anomie --
Bureaucratic structure and personality --
Role of the intellectual in public bureaucracy --
Contributions to the theory of reference group behavior / with Alice S. Rossi --
Continuities in the theory of reference groups and social structure --
Patterns of influence: local and cosmopolitan influentials --
The self-fulfilling prophecy --
pt. 3. The sociology of knowledge and mass communications. Introduction --
The sociology of knowledge --
Karl Mannheim and the sociology of knowledge --
Studies in radio and film propaganda / with Paul F. Lazarsfeld --
pt. 4. Studies in the sociology of science. Introduction --
Science and the social order --
Science and democratic social structure --
The machine, the worker, and the engineer --
Puritanism, pietism, and science --
Science and economy of 17th century England.
Responsibility: Robert K. Merton.


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