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Theoretical Research Programs: Studies in the Growth of Theory
     

Theoretical Research Programs: Studies in the Growth of Theory

by Joseph Berger (Editor), Morris Zelditch Jr. (Editor)
 

“A unique and important contribution to sociological theory. The editors have brought together a set of successful case studies of theoretical methods illustrated through the development of substantive research programs. All are subsumed under the broad topic of group process, but the substantive areas differ dramatically. . . . Very few case studies of

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“A unique and important contribution to sociological theory. The editors have brought together a set of successful case studies of theoretical methods illustrated through the development of substantive research programs. All are subsumed under the broad topic of group process, but the substantive areas differ dramatically. . . . Very few case studies of metatheoretical and theoretical strategies exist, and this uniqueness is one reason the book is so important.”—Contemporary Sociology

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"A unique and important contribution to sociological theory. The editors have brought together a set of successful case studies of theoretical methods illustrated through the development of substantive research programs. All are subsumed under the broad topic of group process, but the substantive areas differ dramatically. . . . Very few case studies of metatheoretical and theoretical strategies exist, and this uniqueness is one reason the book is so important."—Contemporary Sociology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804722308
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
08/01/1993
Edition description:
1
Pages:
516
Product dimensions:
(w) x (h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Joseph Berger is Professor of Sociology at Stanford University and Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution. His most recent publication is Sociological Theories in Progress: New Formulations (co-editor with Morris Zelditch, Jr., and Bo Anderson). Morris Zelditch, Jr., is Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Department of Sociology at Stanford University.

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