American Society: Toward a Theory of Societal Community

American Society: Toward a Theory of Societal Community

by Talcott Parsons, Giuseppe Sciortino, Jeffrey C. Alexander
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1594512272

ISBN-13: 9781594512278

Pub. Date: 12/28/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Never before published, American Society is the product of Talcott Parsons' last major theoretical project. Completed just a few weeks before his death, this is Parsons' promised 'general book on American society'. It offers a systematic presentation and revision of Parson's landmark theoretical positions on modernity and the possibility of objective sociological

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Never before published, American Society is the product of Talcott Parsons' last major theoretical project. Completed just a few weeks before his death, this is Parsons' promised 'general book on American society'. It offers a systematic presentation and revision of Parson's landmark theoretical positions on modernity and the possibility of objective sociological knowledge. Even after the passage of many years, American Society imparts a remarkably provocative interpretation of US society and a creative approach to social theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594512278
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2006
Series:
The Yale Cultural Sociology Series
Pages:
537
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

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