Classical Theory and Modern Studies Introduction to Sociological Theory

ISBN-10: 0132192918
ISBN-13: 9780132192910
Edition: 2010
Authors: Mark Abrahamson
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List price: $33.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 6/12/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Classical Theory and Modern Studiesdiscusses the major figures in the classical period of sociological theory to convey to students an understanding of the backgrounds of contemporary sociology. It makes clear the strong link between the ideas of the classical theorists and the issues being examined in the research of modern scholars.

Preface
Introduction
Our Approach
Modernization
Post-Modern Relevance
The Supporting Cast
Endnotes
Harriet Martineau
Biography
American Society
How to Observe
The Meaning of Cell Phone Use Among Poor Jamaicans
In the Sick Room
On Women
Education and the Gender Gap in Income
Marriage and Divorce
Endnotes
Karl Marx (1): Philosophical Analyses
Biography
Hegel and the Dialectic
Religion
Alienation and Private Property
Money and Credit
Alienation Among Service Workers
Social Classes
The Proletariat Revolution
Class Position and Class Consciousness
The Failure of Soviet Communism
Endnotes
Karl Marx (2): Economic Analyses
Base and Superstructure
The Value of Commodities
The Circulation of Commodities
The Fetishism of Commodities
The Commodification Thesis
Commodities and Identities
The Accumulation of Capital
The Army of the Unemployed
Unemployment and Pretrial Incarceration
Purchasing Labor-Power
Surplus Value and Surplus Profit
Crisis and Revolution
Endnotes
Max Weber (1): Conceptual Methodology
Understanding Social Action
Ideal Types
Value Free
Legitimacy and Validity
Legitimacy and Permanence Among Hospitals
Types of Legitimacy
Charismatic Leadership During Crises
Rational-Legal Bureaucracy
Endnotes
Max Weber (2): On Social Organization
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
Are Protestants' and Catholics' Community Ties Still Different?
The Decline of Households
City Life
City Size, Culture, and Helping Strangers
Stratification
The Different Effects of Class and Status
Endnotes
Emile Durkheim (1): Division of Labor and Elementary Religion
Biography
The Division of Labor
Solidarity and the Collective Conscience
The Threat of Physical Harm as a Deterrent to Crime
Economic Hegemony
Family Inheritance Patterns
Anomie
Elementary Religion
Sacred and Profane
The Profane Body and the Sacred Soul
Collective Representations
Collective Effervescence
Social Emergence
Endnotes
Emile Durkheim (2): Rules and Suicide
How to Observe
Defining Social Facts
Explaining Social Facts
The Function of Keeping Women Out of War
Functional Integration
Defining Suicide as a Social Fact
Social Integration and the Suicide Rate
Social Fact or Social Construction?
Marital Status and Gender
Types of Suicide
Endnotes
Georg Simmel
Biography
Sociology as the Study of Form
To Separate Others or to Unite Them
The Stranger
The Targets of Hate Groups as Strangers
Webs of Affiliation
Secrecy
Women in Secret, Sexual Relationships
Money
Endnotes
Index

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