Readings in Social Theory The Classic Tradition to Post-Modernism

ISBN-10: 0073528137

ISBN-13: 9780073528137

Edition: 5th 2008

Authors: James Farganis

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This highly regarded anthology of primary readings in sociological theory covers the major theorists and schools from classic to contemporary, modernist, and postmodernist, in a chronological organization. Its comprehensive coverage and excellent introductions make this book appealing as a main text for professors who want to encourage students to read and interpret original sources, or as a supplement for those who use a traditional main text.
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List price: $102.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 3/5/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
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 Overview
The Classic Tradition
Alienation, Class Struggle, and Class Consciousness
The Manifesto of the Communist Party
Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844
The German Ideology
Fetishism of Commodities
Anomie and Social Integration Introduction
The Rules of Sociological Method
"Egoistic Suicide and Anomic Suicide"
The Elementary Forms of Religious Life
Max Weber: The Iron Cage
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
"'Objectivity' in Social Science and Social Policy"
"Class, Status, Party"
Georg Simmel: Dialectic of Individual and Society
"The Metropolis and Mental Life"
The Stranger
George Herbert Mead: The Emergent Self
From George Herbert Mead, Mind, Self, and Society
Double Consciousness and the Public Intellectual
The Philadelphia Negro: A Social Study
The Souls of Black Folk
Contemporary Sociological Theory
"Some Principles of Stratification"
"Age and Sex in the Social Structure of the United States"
"Manifest and Latent Functions"
Conflict Theory
"Social Structure, Group Interests, and Conflict Groups"
"The Structure of Power in America"
Diversity in the Power Elite
Exchange Theory and Rational Choice
"The Structure of Social Associations"
"Social Behavior as Exchange"
"Social Capital in the Creation of Human Capital"
Phenomenological Sociology and Ethnomethodology
"Common-Sense and Scientific Interpretation of Human Action"
The Sacred Canopy
Studies in Ethnomethodology
“Doing Gender”
Symbolic Interaction
"Society as Symbolic Interaction"
The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life
"Exploring the Managed Heart"
Feminist Theory
"Women's Experience as a Radical Critique of Sociology"
"Is the Personal Still Political?"
Modernity and Post-Modernity
Critical Theory
One Dimensional Man
"Religion in the Public Sphere"
"The Carceral"
The Post-Modern Condition: A Report on Knowledge
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