Transatlantic Voyages and Sociology: The Migration and Development of Ideas

Transatlantic Voyages and Sociology: The Migration and Development of Ideas

by Cherry Schrecker, David Chalcraft

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409492511
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 12/28/2012
Series: Rethinking Classical Sociology
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Cherry Schrecker is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Nancy/2L2S-LASURES, France

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction - setting the scene: some preliminary remarks on migration and transfer, Cherry Schrecker; Part I Reception and National Sociologies: The transatlantic origin of the modern reception of Max Weber's work in the 1960s, Ute Gerhardt; Talcott Parsons and the transatlantic voyages of Weberian and Durkheimian theories, Victor Lidz; Transatlantic voyages and national sociologies, Jennifer Platt; Research trips to the United States in the 1950s: from their beginnings to the redefinition of French sociology, Patricia Vannier; The Techniques of the Body by Marcel Mauss: American culture, everyday life and French theory, Jean-Marc Leveratto; The origins of medical sociology, Catherine Déchamp-Le Roux; Community and community studies: a return journey, Cherry Schrecker. Part II Cultural and Academic Visits: Herbert Spencer' dangerous pilgrimage: in America, 1882, David Chalcraft; Lester F. Ward and world sociology, James J. Chriss; Ellwood's Europe, Stephen P. Turner; From the methodological note to the method of sociology: Florian Znaniecki's role in the methodological debate in interwar American sociology, Elzbieta Halas; Social research for social decency: Gunnar and Alva Myrdal and the Chicago school of sociology, E. Stina Lyon. Part III Exile and Reconstruction: A collective biography (prosopography) of German-speaking sociologists, Christian Fleck; Alfred Schutz's influence on American sociology during his lifetime, George Psathas; Hidden impacts of a cultural migration: traces of Lewis Coser's transatlantic experiences in his sociological work, Fiewel Kupferberg; Everett C. Hughes' journey in occupied Germany (1948): black market, bastard institutions and dirty work, Suzie Guth; Nels Anderson in Germany: from interim assignment to long-term involvement, Alexia Arnold; Index.

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