History and Social Theory

ISBN-10: 0801472857

ISBN-13: 9780801472855

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Peter Burke

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Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 11/10/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Theorists and Historians
A Dialogue of the Deaf the Differentiation of History and Theory the Dismissal of the Past the Rise of Social History the Convergence of Theory and History
Models and Methods
Comparisons Models Quantitative Methods the Social Microscope
Central Concepts
Roles and Performances Sex and Gender Family and Kinship Communities and Identities Class and Status Social
Mobility and Social Distinction Consumption and Exchange Social and Cultural
Capital Patrons and Clients Power and the Public Sphere Centres and Peripheries Hegemony and Resistance Social
Protest and Social Movements Mentalities, Ideologies, Discourses Communication and Reception
Postcolonialism and Cultural Hybridity Orality and Textuality Memory and Myth
Central Problems
Rationality versus Relativism Concepts of Culture Consensus versus Conflict
Facts versus Fictions Structures versus Agents
Functionalism the Example of Venice Structuralism the Return of the Actor
Social Theory and Social Change
Spencer's Model Marx's Model A Third Way
Essays in Synthesis Patterns of Population
Patterns of Culture Encounters the Importance of Events Generations
Postmodernity and Postmodernism
Destabilization Cultural Constructions Decentering Beyond Eurocentrism
Globalization to Conclude
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