Readings in Social Theory : The Classic Tradition to Post-Modernism

ISBN-10: 0070199469

ISBN-13: 9780070199460

Edition: 1st

Authors: James Farganis

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This highly regarded anthology of primary readings in sociological theory covers the major theorist and schools from classic to contemporary to modernist and postmodernist in a chronological organization. While designed to be a supplementary reader, its comprehensive coverage and excellent introductions make this book appealing as a main text for professors who want to encourage their students to read and interpret original sources without a traditional main text.Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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Edition: 1st
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Binding: Paperback
Language: English

James Farganis was born and raised in New York City, attended its public schools and received his B.A. from Brooklyn College and Ph.D. from Cornell University. He has taught sociology at several colleges and universities. He is now affiliated with the New School for Social Research.

Introduction: The Classic Tradition to Post-Modernism: An Overviewp. 1
The Classic Tradition
Auguste Comte: The First Technocratp. 27
Karl Marx: Alienation, Class Struggle, and Class Consciousnessp. 40
Emile Durkheim: Anomie and Social Integrationp. 72
Friedrich Nietzsche: Reason and Powerp. 97
Max Weber: The Iron Cagep. 105
Georg Simmel: Dialectic of Individual and Societyp. 133
George Herbert Mead: The Emergent Selfp. 145
Karl Mannheim: Sociology of Knowledge and the Role of Intellectualsp. 167
Contemporary Sociological Theory
Functionalismp. 201
Conflict Theoryp. 221
Exchange Theoryp. 244
Phenomenological Sociologyp. 262
Symbolic Interactionp. 300
Feminist Theoryp. 320
Modernism and Post-Modernism
Critical Theoryp. 335
Post-Modernismp. 363
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