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New Directions in Contemporary Sociological Theory
     

New Directions in Contemporary Sociological Theory

by Joseph Berger (Editor), Morris Zelditch Jr. (Editor), Peter M. Blau (Contribution by), Thomas J. Fararo (Contribution by), Jack A. Goldstone (Contribution by)
 

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Berger and Zelditch (both sociology, Stanford U.) introduce undergraduate and graduate students to the diversity of some of the most significant theories in contemporary sociology. Most of the 13 chapters were originally papers commissioned for a conference on sociological theory sponsored by the Theory Section of the American Sociological Association in 2000. Each of

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Berger and Zelditch (both sociology, Stanford U.) introduce undergraduate and graduate students to the diversity of some of the most significant theories in contemporary sociology. Most of the 13 chapters were originally papers commissioned for a conference on sociological theory sponsored by the Theory Section of the American Sociological Association in 2000. Each of the chapters analyzes the growth of a particular program of theoretical research over time, and was written by either the creator(s) of the program's original theoretical formulation or a leading theorist working in the program. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Booknews
Berger and Zelditch (both sociology, Stanford U.) introduce undergraduate and graduate students to the diversity of some of the most significant theories in contemporary sociology. Most of the 13 chapters were originally papers commissioned for a conference on sociological theory sponsored by the Theory Section of the American Sociological Association in 2000. Each of the chapters analyzes the growth of a particular program of theoretical research over time, and was written by either the creator(s) of the program's original theoretical formulation or a leading theorist working in the program. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Contemporary Sociology
This is a very worthwhile book that will appeal to those already conversant with theoretical research programs and who are looking for recent applications of work conducted under this rubric. It will also interest and challenge those who work within different theoretical traditions or who define and see theory in different ways.
Educational Book Review
This new collection from the eminent sociologists introduced some of the most influential sociological theories. Written for the wide sociological audience, this book is an invaluable introduction for undergraduates and graduates to sociology's most important theoretical advances.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742508682
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.10(d)

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Joseph Berger and Morris Zelditch are professors of sociology at Stanford University.

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