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Introduction to sociological theory : theorists, concepts, and their applicability to the twenty-first century

Author: Michele Dillon
Publisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Combining carefully chosen primary quotes with extensive discussion and everyday illustrative examples, this book provides an in-depth introduction to classical and contemporary theory."--Publisher's website.
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Genre/Form: Einführung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Dillon
ISBN: 9781405170024 1405170026
OCLC Number: 305414115
Description: xv, 552 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : Welcome to sociological theory --
Karl Marx --
Emile Durkheim --
Max Weber --
Structural-functionalism : Talcott Parsons and Robert Merton --
The Frankfurt school : technology, culture, and politics --
Conflict, power, and dependency in macro-societal processes --
Exchange, exchange network, and rational choice theories --
Symbolic interactionism --
Phenomenology and ethnomethodology --
Feminist theories --
Theorizing sexuality and the body --
Sociological theories of race and racism --
The social reproduction of inequality : Pierre Bourdieu's theory of class and culture --
Postmodernity --
Globalization.
Responsibility: Michele Dillon.

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