The Selected Papers of Edward Shils  Volume 3

The Selected Papers of Edward Shils Volume 3

  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Author : Edward Shils
  • ISBN-10 : 0226753239
  • Release : 1980
  • Genre: Social Science
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This third volume of the Selected Papers of Edward Shils brings together ten essays, three of which have never been published before and all the others of which have been completely revised and elaborated. They deal with the history of American and European sociology as an intellectual undertaking and as a means to the attainment of practical ends. Professor Shils's main themes are the influence of ethical and practical intentions on scholarly study in the social sciences, the autonomy of the intellectual tradition of sociology, and the significance of the institutional organization of sociological teaching and research.

Sociology 3

Sociology 3

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  • Author : University of Virginia. Home Study Bureau
  • ISBN-10 : UVA:X030686050
  • Release : 1945
  • Genre: Sociology
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Theoretical Principles of Sociology  Volume 3

Theoretical Principles of Sociology Volume 3

  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Author : Jonathan H. Turner
  • ISBN-10 : 9781441962218
  • Release : 2012-06-05
  • Genre: Social Science
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The meso-level realm of social reality is structured by corporate and categoric units, along with their respective cultures. Unlike the macro and micro realms of social reality, the meso-level does not reveal its own unique forces. Rather, the dynamics of meso-structures and cultures are driven by macro- and micro-level forces pushing on individual and collective actors as they build corporate units and develop parameters defining membership in particular social categories.

AQA A2 Sociology Student Unit Guide New Edition  Unit 3 Beliefs in Society

AQA A2 Sociology Student Unit Guide New Edition Unit 3 Beliefs in Society

  • Publisher : Philip Allan
  • Author : Joan Garrod
  • ISBN-10 : 9781444162806
  • Release : 2012-07-20
  • Genre: Social Science
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Written by senior examiners, Joan Garrod and Tony Lawson, this AQA A2 Sociology Student Unit Guide is the essential study companion for Unit 3: Beliefs in Society.This full-colour book includes all you need to know to prepare for your unit exam: clear guidance on the content of the unit, with topic summaries, knowledge check questions and a quick-reference index examiner's advice throughout, so you will know what to expect in the exam and will be able to demonstrate the skills required exam-style questions, with graded student responses, so you can see clearly what is required to get a better grade

Introduction to Sociology III

Introduction to Sociology III

  • Publisher : Booktango
  • Author : Julien Coallier
  • ISBN-10 : 9781468920505
  • Release : 2012-12-14
  • Genre: Social Science
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Introducing structural authority as the means that instill societal values: a democracy bias that involves authoritarian origins. Societal values formed help establish what is deviance, while there are several sources of influential structural authorities. With government as designed to control and implement policy, regulation and law, the fundamentals of educational support and the criminal code is also briefly explored.

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Sociology

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Sociology

  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Author : George Ritzer
  • ISBN-10 : 9781444347364
  • Release : 2011-11-01
  • Genre: Social Science
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Featuring a collection of original chapters by leading and emerging scholars, The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Sociology presents a comprehensive and balanced overview of the major topics and emerging trends in the discipline of sociology today. Features original chapters contributed by an international cast of leading and emerging sociology scholars Represents the most innovative and 'state-of-the-art' thinking about the discipline Includes a general introduction and section introductions with chapters summaries by the editor

The Shape of Sociology for the 21st Century

The Shape of Sociology for the 21st Century

  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Author : Devorah Kalekin-Fishman
  • ISBN-10 : 9781446258798
  • Release : 2012-04-20
  • Genre: Social Science
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"This is an important and thought-provoking collection of contemporary articles on the current crisis in social theory." - Professor Roger Penn, Lancaster University "With a comprehensive vision, great sociologists from around the world address the challenges of the new century." - Professor Michael Burawoy, University of California, Berkeley Over the past century, the field of sociology has experienced extraordinary expansion and vitality. But is this growth positive or negative - a promise of diversity or a threat of fragmentation? This critical volume explores the meaning of sociology and sociological knowledge in light of the recent growth and institutionalization of the discipline. A stellar group of international authors powerfully identify, question, and transform key assumptions in sociology. Leading us through the challenges faced by sociology, and the possible strategies for addressing them in the future, the book includes key issues such as: globalization development social policy inequality. An important companion for advanced undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers engaged with contemporary sociological theory, sociology of knowledge and sociological analysis.

Approaches to Sociology  RLE Social Theory

Approaches to Sociology RLE Social Theory

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Author : John Rex
  • ISBN-10 : 9781317652526
  • Release : 2014-08-21
  • Genre: Social Science
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These essays, commissioned by John Rex, reflect the state of sociology in Britain today. Leading representatives of the diverse ‘schools’ provide lucid accounts of their own particular approaches to this complex discipline and in doing so demonstrate the techniques described. Topics covered include the empirical study of stratification, social evolution, survey techniques, mathematical sociology, systems theory, phenomenological approaches, Weberian sociology, structuralism, contemporary Marxism, and the development of theory after Talcott Parsons.

Applied Studies Towards a Sociology of Language

Applied Studies Towards a Sociology of Language

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Author : Basil Bernstein
  • ISBN-10 : 9781134413607
  • Release : 2004-11-23
  • Genre: Reference
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The papers in this second volume show some of the results of the empirical exploration of Bernstein's hypothesis. The volume represents a significant contribution not only to the study of the sociology of language, but also to education and the social sciences. "This collection demonstrates the magnitude of Bernstein's pioneering contribution to socio-linguistic studies" - S. John Eggleston, Times Educational Supplement