Discovery of Society

ISBN-10: 0072507365

ISBN-13: 9780072507362

Edition: 7th 2005 (Revised)

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This volume explores the lives and ideas of social thinkers who have shaped and continue to forge traditions in sociology. It weaves biographical and conceptual details into the history of social thought of the 19th and 20th centuries.
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Book details

List price: $56.88
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 5/13/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946

Michael Makowsky is organizational consultant to Musart Company. He earned his B.A from New York University’s Washington Square College in 1962, and received his M.A. in Sociology from the University of California at Berkley in 1967. Over the last 30 years, he has taught at his alma mater, the University of California at Berkeley, as well as the University of California at Davis, Chabot College, College of San Mateo, Goddard College, the California Institute of Integral Studies, and the Cultural Integration Fellowship. He is the author of numerous articles in contemporary journals, such as Minstrel of Love: A Biography of Satguru Sant Keshavadas, Breath of the Eternal: The Way of Self-Knowledge: The Concept of Atman in Four Upanishads. He is the president of his own company, Deal Glamour Media and Education Productions and is a member of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee of Las Vegas.

Preface
Introduction
Society and Illusion
The Prophets of Paris
Sociology in the Underground
The Last Gentleman
Nietzsche's Madness
Do-Gooders, Evolutionists, and Racists
Dreyfus's Empire: Emile Durkheim
The Disenchantment of the World
Conquistador of the Irrational
The Discovery of the Invisible World
The Discovery of the Ordinary World: Thomas, Park, and the Chicago School
The Emergence of African-American Sociology
The Construction of the Social System
Hitler's Shadow
Erving Goffman and the Theatre of Social Encounters
Cultural Capital, Revolution, and the World-System: The Theories of Pierre Bourdieu, Theda Skocpol, and Immanuel Wallerstein
From the Code of the Street to the Social Structure of Right and Wrong: The Sociology of Elijah Anderson and Donald Black
Bibliographical Suggestions
Index
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