Contemporary Sociological Theory

ISBN-10: 140514856X
ISBN-13: 9781405148566
Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)
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Description: This collection of sociological theory is a guide to contemporary perspectives and approaches. It includes material on topics such as symbolic interactionism, phenomenology, structuralism and the debates over modernity and postmodernity.

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List price: $54.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/2/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.05" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

This collection of sociological theory is a guide to contemporary perspectives and approaches. It includes material on topics such as symbolic interactionism, phenomenology, structuralism and the debates over modernity and postmodernity.

Notes on the Editors
Acknowledgments
General Introduction
Micro-Sociological Analysis
Introduction to Part I
The Phenomenology of the Social World [1932]
The Social Construction of Reality [1966]
The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life [1959]
Symbolic Interactionism [1969]
Exchange and Rationality
Introduction to Part II
Social Behavior as Exchange [1958]
Exchange and Power in Social Life [1964]
The Logic of Collective Action [1965]
Rights to Act [1990]
Cooperation without Law or Trust [2005]
Institutional Analysis
Introduction to Part III
The Iron Cage Revisited: Institutional Isomorphism and Collective Rationality in Organizational Fields [1983]
Economic Embeddedness [1985]
Catnets [1966]
The Sociological Theory of Michel Foucault
Introduction to Part IV
The History of Sexuality [1976]
Truth and Power [1977]
Discipline and Punish [1975]
The Sociological Theory of Anthony Giddens
Introduction to Part V
Some New Rules of Sociological Method [1976]
Agency, Structure [1979]
The Consequences of Modernity [1990]
The Sociological Theory of Pierre Bourdieu
Introduction to Part VI
Social Space and Symbolic Space [1994]
Structures, Habitus, Practices [1994]
The Field of Cultural Production, or: The Economic World Reversed [1993]
Race, Gender, and Difference
Introduction to Part VII
The Conceptual Practices of Power [1990]
Black Feminist Epistemology [1990]
Black Skin, White Masks [1952]
The Paradoxes of Integration [1997]
The Sociological Theory of Jurgen Habermas
Introduction to Part VIII
Modernity: An Unfinished Project [1980]
The Rationalization of the Lifeworld [1981]
Civil Society and the Political Public Sphere [1996]
Modernity and Postmodernity
Introduction to Part IX
The Social Constraint towards Self-Constraint [1937]
Modernity and the Holocaust [1989]
We Have Never Been Modern [1991]
The Modern World-System in Crisis [2004]
Index

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