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History of sociology. History of sociological theory

  • Jahrbuch für Soziologiegeschichteby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 69.99

    Das Jahrbuch für Soziologiegeschichte versammelt Texte über Georg Simmels lebensphilosophische Perspektive und seine kultursoziologische Sicht auf Exzentriker sowie über Max Webers Logik der Handlungsdeutung, die Herausbildung der Religionssoziologie im Kontext der Vergleichenden Religionsforschung, die historisch-religiösen Wurzeln der Körper-Metapher... more...

  • Classical Sociological Theoryby Bert N. Adams; R. A. Sydie

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 78.00

    A concise, yet surprisingly comprehensive theory text, given the range of ideas, historical context, and theorists discussed. Unlike other books of the type, Classical Sociological Theory focuses on how the pivotal theories contributed not only to the development of the field, but also to the evolution of ideas concerning social life.   more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Durkheimby Jeffrey C. Alexander; Philip Smith

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 40.00

    An authoritative and comprehensive collection of essays redefining the relevance of Durkheim to the human sciences in the twenty-first century. more...

  • Liquid Lifeby Zygmunt Bauman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    Zygmunt Bauman is the Emeritus Professor at the University of Leeds more...

  • 44 Letters From the Liquid Modern Worldby Zygmunt Bauman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

    This liquid modern world of ours, like all liquids, cannot stand still and keep its shape for long. Everything keeps changing - the fashions we follow, the events that intermittently catch our attention, the things we dream of and things we fear. And we, the inhabitants of this world in flux, feel the need to adjust to its tempo by being ?flexible'... more...

  • Kommunikation und Kommunizierbarkeit von Wissenby Katrin Beckers

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2012; US$ 57.51

    Hauptbeschreibung Die erfolgreiche kommunikative Vermittlung und Aneignung von Wissen bildet eine zentrale Voraussetzung für die Bewältigung des beruflichen und privaten Alltags. In dieser interdisziplinären Studie wird den Fragen nachgegangen, wie sich der kommunikative Transfer von Wissen vollzieht und welche Parameter für eine gelingende Wissenskommunikation... more...

  • Zygmunt Baumanby Peter Beilharz

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 46.00

    This measured and thoughtful book provides a comprehensive critical commentary on Bauman's social theory. It explores the roots of his ideas in questions of capital and labour, and explains how these ideas flourished in Bauman's later writings on culture, intellectuals, utopia, the holocaust, modernity and postmodernism. Bauman's work has been... more...

  • Revisiting the Frankfurt Schoolby Dr David Berry

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95

    This book expands our understanding by addressing the writings of intellectuals who were either members of the Frankfurt School, or were closely associated with it, but often neglected. It thus brings together the latest research of an international team of experts, offering a critical reassessment of the contributions of the Frankfurt School and its... more...

  • Diverse Histories of American Sociologyby Anthony J. Blasi

    BRILL 2005; US$ 59.00

    The collection tells the story of early American sociology from the vantage point of women, racial, ethnic, regional, and religious minorities, outsiders, and important representatives of intellectual movements that were not merged into the mainstream of the discipline. more...