The Dialogical Turn: New Roles for Sociology in the Postdisciplinary Age
The Dialogical Turn: New Roles for Sociology in the Postdisciplinary Age

The Dialogical Turn: New Roles for Sociology in the Postdisciplinary Age

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ISBN-13: 9780742527102
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/15/2004
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Charles Camic is the Martindale-Bascom Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Hans Joas is director of the Max Weber Center for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies, Erfurt, Germany, and professor of sociology and social thought at the University of Chicago.

Table of Contents

1The Dialogical Turn1
Part ISociology and the Dialogue across Academic Disciplines
2A Regime of Disciplines: Toward a Historical Sociology of Disciplinary Knowledge23
3Interdisciplinarity in Theory and Practice43
4The Liberal Arts as a Dialogic Project65
Part IISociology and the Broader Intellectual Dialogue
5Max Weber and Emile Durkheim in Dialogue: Classical Views on Contemporary Problems83
6Die Gesellschaft--An Early Transdisciplinary Project105
7Academic Intellectuals115
Part IIISociological Reconstructions of Disciplinary Fields
8The Maturity of Social Theory141
9Embracing Bodies: Sociology and the Sociology of Sex and Gender171
10Where Sociability Comes From: Neurosociological Foundations of Social Interaction199
Part IVDialogical Reconceptualizations within Sociology
11Is There a Future for Sociology in the Bioglobal Age?223
12Rationalization, the Constitution of Meaning, and Institutional Development247
13Interdisciplinary Reflections on the Civilizational Dimensions of Modernity275
Appendix297
Index307
About the Contributors315

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