Illuminating Social Life Classical and Contemporary Theory Revisited

ISBN-10: 1412978157
ISBN-13: 9781412978156
Edition: 5th 2011
Authors: Peter J. Kivisto
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Book details

List price: $56.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Peter Kivisto is Richard A. Swanson Professor of Social Thought and Chair of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Welfare at Augustana College and Finland Distinguished Professor at the University of Turku. His current research involves a collaborative project on multiculturalism with colleagues in Finland. His interests include immigration, social integration, citizenship, and religion. Among his recent books are Key Ideas in Sociology (2011), Illuminating Social Life (2011); Beyond a Border: The Causes and Consequences of Contemporary Immigration (2010, with Thomas Faist); Citizenship: Discourse, Theory and Transnational Prospects (2007, with Thomas Faist); and Intersecting Inequalities (2007, with Elizabeth Hartung). He serves on the editorial boards of Contexts, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Journal of Intercultural Studies , and on the Publication Committee for Sociology of Religion .

Preface
Classical Sociological Theory
Working Longer, Living Less: Understanding Marx Through the Workplace Today
The Weberian Theory of Rationalization and the McDonaldization of Contemporary Society
Surfing the Net for Community: A Durkheimian Analysis of Electronic Gatherings
Alcohol-Related Windows on Simmel's Social World
Contemporary Theories and Their Connections to the Classics
Criminalizing Transgressing Youth: A Neofunctionalist Analysis of Institution Building
Why Do African Americans Pay More for New Cars? A Structural Explanation
Critical Theory, Legitimation Crisis, and the Deindustrialization of Flint, Michigan
The Socially Constructed Body: Insights From Feminist Theory
Organizing Door-to-Door Sales: A Symbolic Interactionist Analysis
Goffman's Dramaturgical Sociology: Personal Sales and Service in a Commodified World
Contrasts of Carnival: Mardi Gras Between the Modern and the Postmodern
Negotiating the Social Landscape to Create Social Change
Globalization Theory and Religious Fundamentalism

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