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Author Dillon, Michele, 1960-
Title Introduction to sociological theory : theorists, concepts, and their applicability to the twenty-first century / Michele Dillon.
Pub Info Chichester, West Sussex, UK : John Wiley & Sons, 2014.
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 3rd Floor North  HM585 .D55 2014    CHECK SHELVES
Edition Second edition.
Descript xx, 565 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Subject Sociology.
Sociology -- History.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Analyzing Social Life -- Societal Transformation and the Origins of Sociology -- The Establishment of Sociology -- The Sociological Craft in the Nineteenth Century -- Summary -- Points to Remember -- Glossary -- Questions for Review -- 1.Karl Marx -- Expansion of Capitalism -- Marx's Theory of History -- Human Nature -- Capitalism as a Distinctive Social Form -- Wage-Labor -- The Division of Labor and Alienation -- Economic Inequality -- Ideology and Power -- Summary -- Points to Remember -- Glossary -- Questions for Review -- 2.Emile Durkheim -- Durkheim's Methodological Rules -- The Nature of Society -- Societal Transformation and Social Cohesion -- Traditional Society -- Modern Society -- Social Conditions of Suicide -- Religion and the Sacred -- Summary -- Points to Remember -- Glossary -- Questions for Review -- 3.Max Weber -- Sociology: Understanding Social Action -- Culture and Economic Activity -- Ideal Types -- Social Action --
Contents note continued: Power, Authority, and Domination -- Social Stratification -- Modernity and Competing Values -- Summary -- Points to Remember -- Glossary -- Questions for Review -- 4.Talcott Parsons and Robert Merton: Functionalism and Modernization -- Talcott Parsons -- The Social System -- Socialization and Societal Integration -- Social Differentiation, Culture, and the Secularization of Protestantism -- Pattern Variables -- Modernization Theory -- Stratification and Inequality -- Robert Merton's Middle-Range Theory -- Parsons's Legacy: Varied Directions -- Summary -- Points to Remember -- Glossary -- Questions for Review -- 5.Critical Theory: Technology, Culture, and Politics -- Critical Theory -- Dialectic of Enlightenment -- Mass Culture and Consumption -- Politics: Uniformity and Control -- Jurgen Habermas: The State and Society -- Summary -- Points to Remember -- Glossary -- Questions for Review -- 6.Conflict, Power, and Dependency in Macro-Societal Processes --
Contents note continued: Ralf Dahrendorf's Theory of Group Conflict -- C. Wright Mills -- Dependency Theory: Neo-Marxist Critiques of Economic Development -- Summary -- Points to Remember -- Glossary -- Questions for Review -- 7.Exchange, Exchange Network, and Rational Choice Theories -- Exchange Theory -- Exchange Network Theory -- Actor-Network Theory (ANT) -- Rational Choice Theory -- Analytical Marxism -- Summary -- Points to Remember -- Glossary -- Questions for Review -- 8.Symbolic Interactionism -- Development of the Self through Social Interaction -- The Premises of Symbolic Interactionism -- Erving Goffman: Society as Ritualized Social Interaction -- Symbolic Interactionism and Ethnographic Research -- Summary -- Points to Remember -- Glossary -- Questions for Review -- 9.Phenomenology and Ethnomethodology -- Phenomenology -- Ethnomethodology -- Summary -- Points to Remember -- Glossary -- Questions for Review -- 10.Feminist Theories --
Contents note continued: Consciousness of Women's Inequality -- Standpoint Theory: Dorothy Smith and the Relations of Ruling -- Masculinity -- Patricia Hill Collins: Black Women's Standpoint -- Sociology of Emotion -- Arlie Hochschild: Emotional Labor -- Summary -- Points to Remember -- Glossary -- Questions for Review -- 11.Michel Foucault: Theorizing Sexuality, the Body, and Power -- Disciplining the Body -- Sexuality and Queer Theory -- Summary -- Points to Remember -- Glossary -- Questions for Review -- 12.Race, Racism, and the Construction of Racial Otherness -- Racial Otherness -- Social Change, Race, and Racism -- Slavery, Colonialism, and Racial Formation -- William Du Bois: Slavery and Racial Inequality -- Race and Class -- Race, Community, and Democracy -- Culture and the New Racism -- Summary -- Points to Remember -- Glossary -- Questions for Review -- 13.The Social Reproduction of Inequality: Pierre Bourdieu's Theory of Class and Culture -- Social Stratification --
Contents note continued: Family and School in the Production of Cultural Capital -- Taste and Everyday Practices -- Summary -- Points to Remember -- Glossary -- Questions for Review -- 14.Economic and Political Globalization -- What is Globalization? -- Economic Globalization -- Immanuel Wallerstein: The Modern World-System -- Contemporary Globalizing Economic Processes -- Globalizing Political Processes: The Changing Authority of the Nation-State -- Migration and Political Mobilization in a Transnational World -- Summary -- Points to Remember -- Glossary -- Questions for Review -- 15.Modernities, Cosmopolitanism, and Global Consumer Culture -- Contrite Modernity -- Multiple Modernities -- Global Risk Society -- Cosmopolitan Modernity -- The Global Expansion of Human Rights -- Global Consumer Culture -- Disembeddedness and Dilemmas of the Self -- Summary -- Points to Remember -- Glossary -- Questions for Review.
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