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Explorations in Classical Sociological Theory: Seeing the Social World / Edition 2

Explorations in Classical Sociological Theory: Seeing the Social World / Edition 2

by Kenneth Allan


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ISBN-13: 9781412978125
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 11/17/2009
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Kenneth Allan is Associate Professor (Ph.D., University of California at Riverside, 1995). Most recent teaching is in the areas of: Sociological Theory, Social Psychology, and Sociology of Culture. He has published numerous articles in theory, and a book in 1998, The Meaning of Culture, explicating cultural theory. He also contributed to Turner’s last two editions of The Structure of Sociological Theory. Over the past eight years he has taught well over 30 courses in social theory.

Table of Contents

1. Imagining Society
2. Organic Evolution-Herbert Spencer (British, 1820–1903)
3. Engines of Change-Karl Marx (German, 1818–1883)
4. Cultural Consensus- Émile Durkheim (French, 1885–1917)
5. Authority and Rationality-Max Weber (German, 1864–1920)
6. Society and the Individual-Georg Simmel (German, 1858–1918)
7. Self-Consciousness-George Herbert Mead (American, 1863–1931)
8. A Society of Difference-Harriet Martineau, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and W.E.B. Du Bois
9. The Problem of Meaning and Reality-Alfred Schutz (Austrian, 1899–1959)
10. The Social System- Talcott Parsons (American, 1902–1979)
11: Theorizing Society

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