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Micro Social Theory (Traditions in Social Theory Series)
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Micro Social Theory (Traditions in Social Theory Series)

by Brian Roberts
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333995708

ISBN-13: 9780333995709

Pub. Date: 07/25/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Micro social theory covers a rich tradition in sociological thinking and research that focuses on the self and social interaction. It includes the work of the Chicago School, Mead, Garfinkel and Goffman amongst others. This book traces the development of the tradition and assesses its contemporary importance. Throughout, the emphasis is on making theory

Overview

Micro social theory covers a rich tradition in sociological thinking and research that focuses on the self and social interaction. It includes the work of the Chicago School, Mead, Garfinkel and Goffman amongst others. This book traces the development of the tradition and assesses its contemporary importance. Throughout, the emphasis is on making theory intelligible to an undergraduate audience and demonstrating how it can shed light on substantive issues and contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333995709
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
07/25/2006
Series:
Traditions in Social Theory Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
• Chicago Sociology
• Social Interactionism 1: Origins
• Social Interactionism 2: Developments
• Erving Goffman
• Subjective Experience, Feminism and Sociology
• Phenomenology and Ethnomethodology
• Substantive Developments and Micro Social Theory: Community and Place; Time; Emotions and Personal Relations; Body
• Theoretical Developments in Micro Social Theory: Exchange Theory; Rational Choice Theory; Network Theory; Control Theory; Structuration
• Conclusion

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