Contemporary Social and Sociological Theory Visualizing Social Worlds

ISBN-10: 1412978203

ISBN-13: 9781412978200

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Kenneth Allan

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List price: $90.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/13/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Kenneth Allan is Associate Professor (Ph.D., University of California at Riverside, 1995). Most recent teaching is in the areas of: Sociological Theory, Social Psychology, and Sociology of Culture. nbsp; He has published numerous articles in theory, and a book in 1998, The Meaning of Culture, explicating cultural theory. nbsp; He also contributed to Turners last two editions of The Structure of Sociological Theory. nbsp; Over the past eight years He has taught well over 30 courses in social theory.

Introduction (to be read): The Real You
In the Beginning There Was Modernity
Defining Moments in 20th-Century Theory: Talcott Parsons and The Frankfurt School
The Social Situation and Its People
Symbolic Interaction: Herbert Blumer (1900-1987)
Organizing Ordinary Life: Harold Garfinkel (1917-)
Performing the Self: Erving Goffman (1922-1982)
Social Exchanges: George Homans, Peter Blau, and Randall Collins
Elementary Forms of Social Behavior: George Homans (1910-1989),
Social Exchanges and Power: Peter Blau (1918-2002)
Ritualized Exchanges: Randall Collins (1941-)
Social Structures and Systems
Structures of Racial and Gender Inequality: William Julius Wilson and Janet Saltzman Chafetz
The Declining Significance of Race: William Julius Wilson (1935-)
The Structures of Gender Inequality: Janet Saltzman Chafetz (1942-2006)
Structuring Class: Pierre Bourdieu (1960-2002)
Global Capitalism: Immanuel Wallerstein (1930-)
The Network Society: Manuel Castells (1942-)
Modernity and Postmodernity
Modernity and Reason: J�rgen Habermas (1929-)
Runaway Modernity: Anthony Giddens (1938-)
Defining the Possible and Impossible: Michel Foucault (1926-1984)
The End of Everything: Jean Baudrillard (1929-2007)
Identity Politics
Racial Wounds and the Niggerization of America: Cornel West (1953-)
Text, Power, and Women: Dorothy E. Smith (1926-)
Embodying Sex: Judith Butler (1956-)
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