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History of sociology. History of sociological theory

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  • Globalized Knowledge Flows and Chinese Social Theoryby Xiaoying Qi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book considers the nature and possibilities of conceptual change and transformation under conditions of globalization, especially with regard to Chinese social and cultural concepts. It argues that the influence of globalization promotes the spread of West European and American social science concepts and methods at the expense of local concepts... more...

  • A Guide to Sociological Thinkingby Vincent Ryan Ruggiero

    SAGE Publications 1995; US$ 38.00

    A Guide to Sociological Thinking is designed to increase students' cognitive learning. It draws upon the insights of a number of educational initiatives - critical, creative and reflective thinking. Its objectives are to guide students to the mastery of cognitive habits and skills, to increase students' appreciation and enthusiasm for the field of... more...

  • A History of Sociology in Britainby A. H. Halsey

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 67.99

    This is the first-ever critical history of sociology in Britain, written by one of the world's leading scholars in the field. Renowned British sociologist, A. H. Halsey, presents a vivid and authoritative picture of the neglect, expansion, fragmentation, and explosion of the discipline during the past century. He is well equipped to write the story,... more...

  • In guter Gesellschaft?by Tim König

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 9.95

    ?Jürgen <b>Habermas</b> und Niklas <b>Luhmann</b> haben über mehrere Jahrzehnte hinweg sowohl die allgemeine sozialwissenschaftliche Theoriebildung als auch die Diskussionen zur politischen Theorie entscheidend geprägt. Das vorliegende Buch führt in die Theorien des Sozialen und der Politik beider Autoren ein und zeigt auf,... more...

  • Interkulturalität im Denken Max Horkheimersby Zvi Rosen

    Traugott Bautz 2006; US$ 7.57

    1931 hielt Horkheimer seine Antrittsvorlesung. Voraussetzung für die von ihm repräsentierte philosophische Auffassung der Verbindung von Theorie und Praxis war die organische Zusammenarbeit von Philosophen und von vielen Spezialisten auf dem Gebiet der verschiedenen Sozialwissenschaften, wie z.B. Philosophie, Soziologie, Politologie, Nationalökonomie,... more...

  • Inwieweit ist Bourdieus Begriff des Habitus auf Städte übertragbar? Eine Auseinandersetzung mit einem neuen Ansatz in der Stadtsoziologieby Christel Kohls

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 28.00

    Braucht die Stadtsoziologie einen Perspektivenwechsel? Hat sich das Erkenntnispotential der traditionellen Stadtforschung erschöpft oder ist gar ihr Erkenntnisgegenstand verloren gegangen angesichts der Tatsache, dass Stadt/Land-Unterschiede zunehmend verschwinden bzw. angesichts einer zunehmenden Verstädterung der Gesellschaft? Die Bemühungen, denen... more...

  • Modern and Postmodern Social Theorizingby Nicos P. Mouzelis

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 36.00

    Examines the conflict between modern and postmodern theories in sociology and attempts to bridge the divide between them. more...

  • Modernity and Postmodern Cultureby Jim McGuigan

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 44.00

    Critically assesses claims made about the 'postmodernization' of culture and society, and explores the complex interplay between the modern and the postmodern in an increasingly 'globalized world'. This book argues that although culture may be 'postmodern' in terms of art, entertainment and everyday life, modernity exists and is pervasive. more...

  • The Necessity of Social Controlby John Bellamy Foster; Istvan Meszaros

    Monthly Review Press 2014; US$ 27.20

    As John Bellamy Foster writes in his foreword to the present book, ?István Mészáros is one of the greatest philosophers that the historical materialist tradition has yet produced. His work stands practically alone today in the depth of its analysis of Marx?s theory of alienation, the structural crisis of capital, the demise of Soviet-style post-revolutionary... more...

  • Nietzsche and Early German and Austrian Sociologyby Franz zu Solms-Laubach

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    While Nietzsche?s influence on philosophy, literature and art is beyond dispute, his influence on sociology is often called into question. A close textual analysis of Nietzsche?s works and those of important sociologists ? Max and Alfred Weber, Ferdinand Tönnies, Rosa Mayreder ? provides the first comprehensive account of their study and use... more...