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History of sociology. History of sociological theory

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  • Revisiting the Frankfurt Schoolby Dr David Berry

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    What has become known as the Frankfurt School is often reduced to a small number of theorists in media communication and cultural studies. Challenging this limitation, Revisiting The Frankfurt School introduces a wider theoretical perspective by introducing critical assessments on a number of writers associated with the school that have been mostly... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Social Network Analysisby John Scott; Peter J. Carrington

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 93.00

    Instead of consulting a variety of books and journal articles, this Handbook, edited by genuine leaders in the field, is a one-stop guide to social network analysis that will be used by readers for decades to come. more...

  • The Social Science Jargon Busterby Zina O'Leary

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 33.00

    Tackling the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, breaking each down and bringing clarity and insight to even the most complex terms, this down-to-earth dictionary will help your students new to social science discourse gain a thorough understanding of the key terms. more...

  • Social Theory and Postcommunismby William Outhwaite; Larry Ray

    Wiley 2008; US$ 129.95

    Social Theory and Postcommunism undertakes a thorough study of the implications of post-communism for sociological theory. Written by two leading social theorists, the book discusses the thesis that the fall of communism has decimated alternative conceptions of social organizations other than capitalism. Analyzes the implications of the fall... more...

  • The Social Thought of Talcott Parsonsby Professor Uta Gerhardt; Professor David Chalcraft

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    The Social Thought of Talcott Parsons offers an insightful new reading of the work of Talcott Parsons, keeping in view at once the important influences of Max Weber on his sociology and the central place occupied by methodology - which enables us to better understand the relationship between American and European social theory. Revealing American... more...

  • Sociological Amnesiaby Mr Eric Royal Lybeck; Professor Alex Law; Dr Stjepan Mestrovic

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The history of sociology overwhelmingly focuses on ?the winners? from the classical ?canon? - Marx, Durkheim, and Weber - to today?s most celebrated sociologists. This book strikingly demonstrates that restricting sociology in this way impoverishes it as a form of historically reflexive knowledge and obscures the processes and struggles of sociology?s... more...

  • Sociological Traditionsby T N Madan

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 39.95

    Sociological Traditions looks at the sociology of India from two perspectives: first, understanding the cultural traditions of India with special reference to religious and ethical values; and second, exploring the growth of the sociological traditions of India. Divided in two parts, the book goes beyond mere description of the main religious traditions... more...

  • Sociology Noirby Roger A. Salerno

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95

    Between 1915 and 1935 the University of Chicago was the center for the production of innovative sociological research that unearthed the marginalized existence of unconventional Americans. Referred to as the Chicago school monographs by social historians, these works brought acclaim to the country's premiere graduate program in sociology. Working... more...

  • The Sociology of Wilhelm Baldamusby Dr Charles Turner; Dr Mark Erickson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Wilhelm 'Gi' Baldamus (1908?1991) was one of the most distinctive voices in British sociology in the second half of the twentieth century. He made major contributions to both industrial sociology and sociological theory, yet many of his central concerns remain under-explored. This volume is the first of its kind to engage with these questions and... more...

  • Theorizing Modernityby Peter Wagner

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 45.00

    This book argues that sociology has lost its ability to provide critical diagnoses of the present human condition because sociology has stopped considering the philosophical requirements of social enquiry. The book attempts to restore that ability by retrieving some of the key questions that sociologists tend to gloss over, inescapability and attainability.... more...