The New Blackwell Companion to Major Social Theorists: Volume 2 - Classical Theorists [NOOK Book]

The New Blackwell Companion to Major Social Theorists: Volume 2 - Classical Theorists

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781444343168
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/20/2011
  • Series: Blackwell Companions to Sociology , #30
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1232
  • Product dimensions: 5.91 (w) x 9.84 (h) x 0.59 (d)
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

George Ritzer is Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland. His books include The McDonaldization of Society (6th ed., 2011), Enchanting a Disenchanted World (3rd ed. 2010), The Globalization of Nothing (2nd ed., 2007), and Globalization: A Basic Text (2010).

Jeffrey Stepnisky is a member of the Sociology Department at Grant MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He was Managing Editor for the Encyclopedia of Social Theory (2005) and The Journal of Consumer Culture.

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

Preface xv

Introduction 1
Jeffrey Stepnisky

1 Norbert Elias 13
Richard Kilminster and Stephen Mennell

2 Henri Lefebvre 44
Kanishka Goonewardena

3 Robert K. Merton 65
Charles Crothers

4 Harold Garfinkel 89
Anne Warfield Rawls

5 Erving Goffman 125
Greg Smith

6 Zygmunt Bauman 155
Peter Beilharz

7 Gilles Deleuze 175
Ian Buchanan

8 Richard M. Emerson 193
Karen S. Cook and Joseph M. Whitmeyer

9 James S. Coleman 219
Guillermina Jasso

10 Michel Foucault 240
Couze Venn

11 Dorothy E. Smith 268
Marie L. Campbell and Marjorie L. DeVault

12 Niklas Luhmann 287
Rudolf Stichweh

13 Jean Baudrillard 310
Douglas Kellner

14 J├╝rgen Habermas 339
William Outhwaite

15 Pierre Bourdieu 361
Craig Calhoun

16 Immanuel Wallerstein 395
Christopher Chase-Dunn and Hiroko Inoue

17 Edward W. Said 412
Patrick Williams

18 Anthony Giddens 432
Christopher G. A. Bryant and David Jary

19 Giorgio Agamben 464
Catherine Mills

20 Ulrich Beck 480
Iain Wilkinson

21 Donna Haraway 500
Janet Wirth-Cauchon

22 Bruno Latour 520
Sal Restivo

23 Judith Butler 541
Moya Lloyd

Index 561

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