American Sociology: From Pre-Disciplinary to Post-Normal

American Sociology: From Pre-Disciplinary to Post-Normal

by S. Turner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349477944
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Sociology Transformed
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 145
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Stephen Turner is Distinguished Professor at the University of South Florida, US. He is the co-author of the influential book The Impossible Science.

Table of Contents

1. Pre-academic Reformism and the Conflict between Advocacy and Objectivity Until 1920 2. The Revolution of the Twenties and the Interwar Years 3. The Postwar Boom 4. The Crisis of the Seventies and Its Long-Term Consequences 5. The Near Death Experience and Its Consequences 6. Feminization, the New University Environment, and the Quest for a Sociology for People 7. The Elite and its Power 8. Activism, Professionalism, or Condominium?

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