George C. Homans: History, Theory, and Method

George C. Homans: History, Theory, and Method

by A Javier Treviqo, Charles Tilly
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1594511926

ISBN-13: 9781594511929

Pub. Date: 08/28/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

George C. Homans: History, Theory, and Method offers original essays written by scholars from the fields of sociology, history, anthropology, and literature with the aim of assessing Homans's rich and diverse intellectual contributions. It is the first volume in over thirty years to offer a reappraisal of the life and work of one of the twentieth century's leading

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George C. Homans: History, Theory, and Method offers original essays written by scholars from the fields of sociology, history, anthropology, and literature with the aim of assessing Homans's rich and diverse intellectual contributions. It is the first volume in over thirty years to offer a reappraisal of the life and work of one of the twentieth century's leading social scientists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594511929
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: George C. Homans: His Life and Work
A. Javier Trevino
1. The Rise of Homans at Harvard: Pareto and the English Villagers
Lawrence T. Nichols
2. George C. Homans: A Medievalist for the Twentieth Century
Candice T. Quinn
3. Efficient Causes, Final Causes, and Human Nature: George C. Homans and Social Anthropology
Aram A. Yengoyan
4. Elements and Identity: Homans as an Industrial Sociologist
Stephen J. Appold
5. Homans' Vision of Social Exchange
Linda D. Molm
6. Homans and Emerson on Power: Out of the Skinner Box?
Karen S. Cook and Alexandra Gerbasi
7. Exchange, Affect, and Group Relations
Edward J. Lawler
8. The Return of the Ghost of Utilitarianism: Talcott Parsons and the Theory of George C. Homans in the 1960s
Uta Gerhardt
9. Theorizing in Sociology: The Advocacy of George C. Homans
Jonathan H. Turner
10. Bringing Obligations Back Into Human Rights: Political Thought in George Casper Homans
Irving Louis Horowitz
11. George C. Homans: His Life in Poetry
Sue Standing

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